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Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Reader’s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework (1984)

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Complete Guide to Needlework (Reader’s Digest) by Reader’s Digest. Source:  MC’s mother’s collection.* Publication date: Eighth printing (1984) of 1979 edition. Status: Out of print but available at reasonable prices online. Condition: Very Good. Crafts: Applique, Crochet, Embroidery, Knitting, Lacework, Macrame, Needlepoint, Patchwork, Quilting, and Rug-making. You know a book is a classic when …

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Painted Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. (This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) After a few weeks of taking detours from the lessons in Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters, I decided to dive back in with painted crochet.  Ferosa Harold, from …

Interview with Linda Wyszynski, book review, and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m interviewing Linda Wyszynski about her new book, The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework.  I’ll also be reviewing the book and giving away my review copy, courtesy of Creative Publishing International. The Interview Linda Wyszynski has been a freelance needlework designer for over 20 years.  Her work has appeared …