[HNW] long stitch

Dorothy & Lou dotlou at ix.netcom.com
Wed Feb 20 18:46:27 PST 2002


Our local library just had a booksale and I stole(bought)all their
needlework related books. Will check tomorrow for you - it's off to work
on the night shift (yawn).
SNSpies at aol.com wrote:
>
> Hello to the list.
>
> Are there any list members who remember a popular needlepoint/embroidery
> stitch from the, oh, 70s and 80s called "long stitch"?  It was particular
> popular for doing wall hangings, and I believe it may have originated in the
> Scandinavian countries.  Is there any chance that someone on this list has a
> book or instructions on this technique hidden deep in a file or basement?  I
> would be eternally and embarrassingly grateful for any help with this.  You
> understand, of course, that in a fit of cleaning frenzy many years ago, I
> threw away just such a book.  And of course, I can not tell my husband
> because he would spend the rest of our married life chortling and saying "I
> told you so!" which would just be so unbearable.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Nancy
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