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Connections

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On this page, connections will be offered to other teachers, designers, authors and resources to help you on your way to creating beautiful needlework. Each source has agreed to be listed, and no fees or rewards have been paid to be here. Those chosen are purely personal favorites of Sara's, shared here for everyone's benefit.

Designers/Teachers

Mary Polytika Bush pbbush1090@sbcglobal.net
Interesting blend of historic and very modern designs in counted and surface embroidery. Mary offers designs and kits for stitchers from the very raw beginner to the most accomplished.
Rissa Peace Rootwww.cqmagonline.com
Rissa has lifted Crazy Quilting into the modern age with her
dedication to the art and her willingness to share endless hours creating an on line site for us all to enjoy.
Carolyn Standing Webb www.carolynstandingweb.com
Gorgeous canvas, counted, suface, stumpwork and historic needlework. Carolyn is one of the most charming, gentle and patient teachers. Her company is called Carolina House Designs.

More to come!


Organizations/Other

Everyone benefits from contact and idea sharing with like-minded others. Needlework  flourishes when pumped with the power of group energy. Try out one of these organizations. You will certainly find knowledge and new challenges; you may surprise yourself with some new friends!

American Needlepoint Guild www.needlepoint.org
American Sewing Guild    www,asg.org
Callaway Gardens   www.callawaygardens.com
Crazy Quilting/Web www.cqmagonline.com
Embroiderers' Guild of America   www.egausa.org
National Academy of Needleartswww.needleart.org
National Embroidery Teachers' Assoc.
  www.embroideryteachers.org
National Needlearts Assoc.     www.tnna.org
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
    www.sjmuseum.org
SAQA Studio Art Quilt Assoc.   www.fiberart.net