Needle Pointers

 Volume XXXX, Number 4
July 2012  



FEATURES



10 

Stitching for the Rose

A history of the Princess Grace Award
By Kathy Matthews


17 

Marie-Anne Puzzle

It's called a "puzzle," but the clear, explicit directions will take all the "puzzling" out of stitching this delightful design.
By Peg Dunayer


23 

A Journey with Needleart

Worth Waiting For


25 

Sampler Synchronicity

Here are Bands 8, 9, 10, 11 from four talented designers, so that you can continue your 40th Anniversary Sampler

25 

Band 8: Beaded Heart Band
By Nancy Cucci



27 

Band 9: Nami Pattern
By Margaret Kinsey



28 

Band 10: Composite Band
By Margaret Bendig



30 

Band 11: Jean Hilton Band
By Jim Wurth






DEPARTMENTS


 Date Book

 President's Column
  By Pat Rogers

 Stitching Solutions
  By Mary K. Campbell

 Trade Secrets
 Book Review
  By Joni Stevenson

 In Stitches
  By Sandra Arthur

 Legends of the Past
  By Gwen Schoen

 Product News
  By Sandy Rodgers


36 
 Guild News

38 
 Chapter News

39 
 Volunteer Staff




ON THE FRONT COVER


Marie-Anne Puzzle by Peg Dunayer; page 17

ON THE BACK COVER


ANG 40th Anniversary Sampler, bands 8-11;page 25

Above


Lilacs, Jeanne Wesline, the 2008 Princess Grace award winner; page 10