Thursday, January 14, 2010

Do You Love a Mystery?


A stitching mystery, that is....

Well, check out the American Needlepoint Guild website (www.needlepoint.org) and look at the brand new STITCH OF THE MONTH 2010 project called "A Promise of Mystery" designed by Sue Reed.

AREN'T YOU ALL READY TO START SOMETHING NEW AND FUN TO GET THE YEAR OFF TO A GOOD START? Well, January is the perfect month to begin a project that you build on month by month. And if you like counted canvaswork - especially geometrics - you'll certainly enjoy stitching on this piece too! This month is the start of the project, with the instructions on what materials are needed, where to start, and a schematic showing the overall dimensions of the piece (which has a finished size of apprx 8.5" x 8.5" on 18 ct. mono canvas.)


I can't resist a good counted geometric, so I'll be starting to work on it this month myself.... All I have to do is figure out what colors I'm in the mood to stitch with right now... pinks? blues? greens? hmmmm, that's the biggest mystery for me right now!

P.S.: The thread palettes shown in the above photos are NOT the threads used in Sue's mystery design - I just used them for illustrative purposes only.

7 comments:

Carolyn McNeil said...

Hmmm...sounds interesting. I do love a mystery. I'll think I'll check it out. Thanks!
Carolyn
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Beth in IL said...

I have been wanting to do the ANG SOTM especially since it is a geometric. But I want to change colors and use some of the stuff in my stash. Any suggestions?

Joyful Art said...

Laura:
Is there a pattern that may be purchased for the beautiful piece that is your header right now. I love the green and red and all the different stitches.

Sara Leigh said...

I've been thinking about getting started on this, but I haven't given the threads a thought yet or even looked at what the teaching palette is. I need to get moving on a lot of things this month, but I think this will be easy to insert into my time-space continuum.

conceição said...

Lindo ....
Parabéns.

Pierrette =^..^= said...

Hi Laura,

I am actually waiting to see more of the design before making any decisions myself.

I still have not stitched Toni's kimono but have got all my threads so it is mainly a question of finding the time to start on it.

Pierrette =^..^=

Sara Leigh said...

I've started on the February installment and am liking it so far.