Needlepoint is Steadily Trending Up

Encouragingly, the news is carrying stories that contain leading indicators of an upwards trend in needlepoint. Here is a story about Ten Home Trends for 2010 that says needlework is getting preppy again: We’ve heard “This ain’t your grandma’s…” A new buzz phrase just might be “That’s so granny.” Patricia Shackelford of Kansas City, author […]

Needlepoint Supports New Schools In War-Torn Pakistan

Poor families in Pakistan are supporting education initiatives by creating needlepoint pieces and sending them over to the U.S.A. for sale. “To make the schools self-supporting, the women also have been learning for the first time to create needlepoint and embroidered pieces that they could sell profitably in the United States, with its higher currency […]