Tag Archives: embroidery

Coding Resistance (or: How WWII prisoner stays sane with needlework)

Hi, all! I just stumbled upon this great article about a British soldier in a Nazi prisoner camp during World War II! The soldier, Major Alexis Casdagli, used embroidery to while away his time in captivity. Since Nazi guards watched … Continue reading

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Presents for the Crafty, by the Crafty

Every year, especially working at a university, the winter holidays seem to sneak up on us. Everyone here at FIT is on a much-needed break.  FIT campus is closed from Friday, December 23, till Monday, January 2nd. Plenty of time … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks: Refining Techniques Edition

Hi, everyone! Welcome back to Needles in the Stacks. This edition focuses on fine construction techniques. As we write these reviews, Denise and I have noticed that the publication date of a book has a huge effect on how that … Continue reading

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