Showing posts from May, 2010

Anna's Travel Inspired Needlepoint

For a long time now, much of my inspiration for new needlepoint designs has come from travel and the rich design heritage of different cultures. I should love to share some of the stories with you and in turn hear what visual stimulus has excited you. I am new to blogging so your comments and suggestions will be gratefully received. Some of you however will already know my books Needlepoint Stitch By Stitch ( UK  /  USA ) and The Complete Needlepoint Course ( UK  /  USA ) are my personal favourites. Others may have attended classes with me either in the UK, USA or Australia. You may have heard of my work with the 'American Needlepoint Guild' or the 'National Trust of Historic Preservation' in the States, or the 'Needlepoint Network', which I set up in the UK. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced stitcher everyone is most welcome to join me in discovering how to see beauty in ordinary every day objects. My aim in creating this blog is