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Brenda M. Côté
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Trimming The Tree Ornament - 10/10/17
October 10, 2017--Finished stitching this ornament and for picture taking purposes, placed the cut-out oval on top of the canvas to confirm I've got the right shape.  Looks good.  Now to turn it into an ornament with beautiful cording around the edge.   PS ...
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Name Tag for ANG Checkerspot Chapter - 10/6/17
October 6, 2017--I recently joined the ANG Checkerspot Chapter located in Silver Spring, MD.  They are a delightful group of stitchers located within a day's ride round-trip of where I live in Delaware.  Not long ago they changed their name from Executive B...
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Trimming The Tree Ornament - 9/26/17
September 26, 2017--I've shied away from finishing ornaments into oval shapes--didn't know how to draw a perfect oval template.  Well, no more.  I'm nearly finished stitching the "Trimming The Tree" ornament by Eula C. Malson published in the December, 2009...
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Trimming The Tree Ornament - 9/26/17
September 26, 2017--I've shied away from finishing ornaments into oval shapes--didn't know how to draw a perfect oval template.  Well, no more.  I'm nearly finished stitching the "Trimming The Tree" ornament by Eula C. Malson published in the December, 2009...
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Needlepointed Black Velvet - 9/24/17
September 24, 2017--Below is a needlepointed picture of Pam and Ray's (our friends) horse, Black Velvet (or Blackie for short).  It's all done in tent stitch and I just had to share it here.  The use of thread to "paint" the horse and background is so fine ...
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ANG Stitch of the Month 2017 - 9/21/17
September 21, 2017--Almost a year ago I was invited to pilot stitch the ANG Stitch of the Month project designed by Deborah Forney.  Almost forgot that I worked on some of this since time restraints prohibited me from completing all of the steps.  Below is ...
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Back from Seminar - 9/14/17
September 14, 2017--Currently doing lots of stitching, but there's nothing I can write about.  The projects I'm working on are for the 2018 ANG Seminar in Washington, DC. But what I can write about is the 2017 ANG Seminar in Anaheim, CA I attended from Augu...
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ANG Seminar 2017 Name Tag - 8/22/17
August 22, 2017--My new ANG name tag showing that I'm a member of Distance Learning (DL) as Correspondence Course (CC) Chair is ready and attached to the bottom of my chapter name tag.  I'll be sporting this at the ANG seminar in Anaheim next week. While at...
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Holiday Gift Blue Ornament - 8/1/18
August 1, 2018--Completed stitching the 4th ornament in the Susan Portra Holiday Ornament series which I wrote about here , This one is the blue gift which will be adorned with a pretty silver ribbon bow when finished into an ornament.  The silver square in...
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Needle Storage Tubes - 7/23/17
July 23, 2017 - Last month, Nuts about Needlepoint (one of my favorite blogs), had a post about Prym Needle Twist Tubes for storing needles (click here ).  Loved the idea since I have a hard time picking up needles from my flat magnetic storage case.  The p...
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