Needle Pointers

 Volume XLI, Number 1
January 2013  



FEATURES


10 

A Celebration of Needlework

The 50th Annual Needlework Exhibition at Woodlawn, a stunning event, will be open the whole month of March.
by Maggie Bunch

12 

Celebrate Love

You, too, can create Melita's award-winning scissors sheath.
Design by Melita Gavin
Diagrams by Pam Gardner

16 

Ornamental Delights

Once again, Pat Mazu shares two of her wonderful triangle ornaments.
By Pat Mazu

24 

Understanding the Needle Ratings

Is a one-needle project too easy for you? Can you tackle a three-needle project? Here's a project guide to help you make your decision.
By Diane Blinn with Pam Gardner and Ellice F.S. Kark
Stitch images by Linda Reinmiller

26 

A Calico Sampler

This project is a perfect reminder of the versatility and charm to be found from the humble tent stitch.
By Sandra Maag Reddell



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 Linda K. Reinmiller

 Legends of the Past
  By Gwen Schoen

 Product News
  By Sandy Rodgers


22 
 Nominees and Ballot for the
2013 Election

38 
 Guild News

39 
 Education Directory, 2013-2014

46 
 Chapter News

47 
 Volunteer Staff




ON THE FRONT COVER


Celebrate Love by Melita Glavin, page 12

ON THE BACK COVER


Calico Sampler by Sandra Maag Reddell, page 26

ABOVE


Butterflies in the Sky and Hearts in Flowers by Pat Mazu, page 16