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Nacient Needle – taking a sabatical


I have had a great 4 1/2 year run with the Needle Arts Guild of Historic Hudson Valley. I’ve done tons of sewing projects for customers and even branched out into upholstery work. I’ve enjoyed all the classes that I’ve … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Season 4: New Decor & Storylines


Downton Abbey Season 4: New Decor & Storylines. This is a fantastic designer that I hope will do a guest post on my Nacient Needle site…she is fantastic!

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Embroidery Tutorials by the Nacient Needle

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKv1cRX8flo The first YouTube video in my new adventures in on-line follow along embroidery projects.  This first one is  a little rough around the edges as it is my beta test and practice run.   I will so a series of demo … Continue reading

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Woodland In Wool Crewel Project Update

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The holidays gave me some time off to work on the Woodland in Wool Crewel Project although the group’s weekly meetings have been hit and miss through the holidays.  We will get back to regular Thursday evening sit and stitch … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey’s Furniture and Set Designs

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I just picked up the January/February issue of Victoria Magazine which got my attention because of the cover article “Meet the Costume Designers of Downton Abbey”. While I drool over the costume wardrobe, I find myself drawn to the sets … Continue reading

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Sewing Classes – Holiday Dressing for Mother and Daughter

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In just 4 weeks you and your daughter could be wearing matching holiday outfits – Classes are forming now and will meet on Friday Evenings from 5pm – 8pm  flexible drop in start times make it easy on your schedule.  Call … Continue reading

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Lullaby and Dream Rocker Slipcovers – Discovering Denim

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Denim is such a wonderful versitile fabric.  It looks and feels great.  It Gives a classic, comfortable and homey look…I really like the way this rocker turned out.  Perfect for summer, but would transition equally well for a cozy fall … Continue reading

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Historic Apparel – from Rev War to Turn of the Century – available for museums/docents/historians and costumers

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845 549-3323 or e-mail: needleartsguildhhv@gmail.com

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Slipcovers and fresh Upholstery – “Living” in your Living Space: call 845 549-3323

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My upholstery and slipcover work is growing beyond just Pottery Barn slip covers and local work so I want to dedicate the blog site to display and description of more home decor items.  So, in the next few weeks and months … Continue reading

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Awsome Bags for back to School – by Andrew

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I may have created a monster – or a future designer… perhaps I should not take credit either way, but my 11 year old son will not get off the …(no, not computer…)  sewing machine!  He nips into my sewing … Continue reading

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