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REMINDER: Crewel 101 in Santa Monica this Saturday

Sent March 12th 2012

Crewel 101 in Santa Monica this Saturday! *REMINDER: 'Crewel 101' Workshop in Santa Monica this Saturday * Hello, Crewel Friends! Just a reminder that I'll be at The Urban Craft Center in Santa Monica, this Saturday, March 17th to teach a two hour crewel embroidery workshop. I'm bringing my crewelwork samples including a sneak preview of the new projects from my upcoming book, /*New Crewel*/, which comes out in late May. After a brief introduction to the basics and history of crewel embroidery, I'll demonstrate ei...

Crewel Embroidery Workshop in California March 17

Sent March 5th 2012

'California gets Crewel 101' *'Crewel 101' Workshop in Santa Monica on March 17* Hello, Crewel Friends! I'll be at The Urban Craft Center in Santa Monica on Saturday, March 17th to teach a two hour crewel embroidery workshop. I'm bringing my crewelwork samples including a sneak preview of the new projects from my upcoming book, /*New Crewel*/, which comes out in late May. After a brief introduction to the basics and history of crewel embroidery, I'll demonstrate eight different crewel stitches and finishing techni...

Erica Wilson, Mother of Crewel, Dies at 83

Sent December 14th 2011

Erica Wilson, Mother of Crewel, Dies at 83 *Erica Wilson Inspired My Crewel World* Erica Wilson passed away yesterday at the age of 83. She was an extraordinary teacher, author and designer of crewel embroidery and a force behind its presence in the United States. I never met Ms. Wilson, but consulted with her by phone for my first book, /The New Crewel/. She was generous in her comments, making corrections and offering a few tips. For example, I have always followed her instructions for Satin Stitch, which requires o...

Dallas gets Crewel!

Sent November 21st 2011

Katherine Shaughnessy Leads a New Crewel Workshop in Dallas *Crewel 101 at Oil and Cotton in Dallas Dec. 3* Hey, crewel friends! I'm doing a crewel embroidery workshop on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11am - 1pm at *Oil and Cotton* in Dallas. All skill levels are welcome to attend. I'll go over crewel embroidery basics and teach eight crewel stitches and finishing techniques. Participants will receive all the supplies needed to get started -- including my book, /The New Crewel/, which offers 30 of my original designs, 15 fun ...

Wool & Hoop Craft Night featured on Etsy

Sent April 27th 2011

Wool & Hoop Craft Night on Etsy *Wool & Hoop Craft Night featured on Etsy* Hey, Wool & Hoop is featured on Etsy! click here to see the video: *_http://vimeo.com/22910715_* Filmmaker Karen Bernstein made a great video about our Craft Night which my knitter friend Pam and I host every week at our adjoining shops: Wool & Hoop and Wild Woolies in Marfa. Please, come by if you ever find yourself in far West Texas. Thanks, Etsy! Katherine Shaughnessy Wool & Hoop www.woolandhoop.com if@wooadho.co 20...

"Cool Crewel" Linen Skirt

Sent February 10th 2010

"Cool Crewel" Linen Skirt *"Cool Crewel" Linen Skirt by Katherine Shaughnessy featured in /Sew News/* Check out my lastest creation in the February/March issue of *_Sew News_*. It's a simple, linen, wrap-a-round skirt with a poppy, floral pattern along the lower edge. Perfect for Spring. (And don't worry, even if you are burried in snow and it seems a million years away, Spring IS coming!) You can pick up a copy of the magazine, their 30th Anniversary Collector's Edition, at your local bookstor...

Welcome to our Crewel World, Cyprus and Yakima!

Sent February 10th 2010

Welcome to our Crewel World, Cyprus and Yakima! *Welcome Nicosia, Cyrus and Yakima, Washington!* *_Craft Ideas_* in Nicosia, Cyprus and *_The Wooly Thread_* in Yakima, Washington are now carrying Wool & Hoop crewel kits. We're happy that they've joined our crewel world! Click *here* to see 60 more shops carrying Wool & Hoop kits and supplies. Maybe there's one in your neighborhood. Shop locally when you can. And, thank you! Yours Crewelly, Katherine Shaughnessy & The Crewel Girls Wool & Hoop ww...

NEW! -- Crewel Wool Samplers [Greens, Purples & Oranges]

Sent January 10th 2010

color your crewel world... *NEW: Crewel Wool Samplers* Can't decide which of the 421 Appleton crewel wool colors to begin your collection with? Wool & Hoop has the perfect solution for this crewel dilemma. Choose from one of our * Crewel Wool Samplers*: Raspberry, Blueberry, Buttercup, Tumbleweed, Cotton Candy or our *NEWEST Samplers -- Meadow, Prickly Pear & Campfire*. Each color pack is just $15.50 and includes 10 colorful skeins of Appleton wool. (NOTE: A skein of wool is about 27 yards.) Click *_here*_ fo...

Here's to a Crewel Yule and a Crafty New Year! - 50% OFF SALE

Sent December 12th 2009

Here's to a Crewel Yule and a Crafty New Year! ...

CREWEL REMINDER

Sent October 27th 2009

Make it a Crewel Halloween in New York City! *Make it a Crewel Halloween in New York City!* Interested in learning an updated version of the age-old craft of crewel embroidery? Or, are you already a pro and just want to hang out with some fellow crewelers? Well, if you live in (or near) NYC, you're in luck. On Saturday, October 31st, I'll be teaching a class at the very cool & wonderful *_ Make Workshop_* in Manhattan on the lower East Side. We'll be creating a sampler like the one pictured above in the color of...

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