Category: Needlework Seminar


Best of Show: The Exemplary 2022

The Mixed Media entry, A Bleached Coral Reef by Kim Berry-Rogers, was given the Best of Show (Jean Taggart Award) Award at The Exemplary 2022. This award is selected by the judges from the First Place winners in all categories except Japanese…

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Creating a Teaching Piece: All that goes on behind the scenes. Part 2 – Materials Preparation

by Lois Kershner, NAN Director of Teachers’ Certification This article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in fall 2021. Part I described the planning activities that go into turning an idea into a design developed as a teaching piece. Yet to…

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Creating a Teaching Piece: All that goes on behind the scenes. Part 1 – Planning

by Lois Kershner, NAN Director of Teachers’ Certification This article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in summer 2021. Sometimes I have an idea that I think would be lovely to stitch, but as a teacher, I have to think…

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Teaching Needlework Using Skype

By Dawn Donnelly and Denise Beusen This article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in fall 2014. Recently, we had the chance to experiment with using Skype to pilot a needlepoint class. Denise’s Minnesota ANG Chapter piloted Dawn’s 2-day class,…

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