embroidery

Featured Vendor: HARP & STITCHERY

Erin of Harp & Thistle Stitchery Making Punch Needle Embroidery

Erin Flanagan Lind of Harp & Thistle Stitchery, a featured Holiday Market vendor, makes Punch Needle Embroidery, an ancient rug-hooking technique that she has shrunken down into a painstakingly and meticulous process in order to make christmas ornaments, watches, wall hangings, wearable art, and accessories. She says that “each tiny loop is hand punched with love.”

We chatted with Erin about how she got into making such unique crafts. Continue reading

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Greenpoint, I Made This For You! Happy Holidays! Happy New Year!

All this homemade gift giving in the air, so I decided to embroider a holiday message for all of you awesome readers! I’m not that good, yet, but it’s the thought that counts. Thanks for being the best and supporting the website. Have a great holiday! I hope you get to relax and have a fun and exciting New Years! There is so much to look forward to, I can’t wait to tell you all the good news!

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Learn to Knit, Embroider & Crochet: Brett Bara’s Crafty Classes in Greenpoint

Greenpointer Brett Bara, who is a New York-based author, TV host, blogger and designer who specializes in crafts, desserts, and DIY decor is offering a limited edition of small-scale stitchery classes in her Greenpoint home studio (a.k.a. the crafty clubhouse) starting next week. And she is offering a 10% discount to Greenpointers readers!

Learn to knit, embroider and crochet. The 2 hour long classes are beginner level, and will also have yummy homemade snacks and wine!

Click here for details and to register. Mention GREENPOINTERS for 10% off! Enjoy!

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