[HNW] last vote for title!

Joan Jurancich joanmj at surewest.net
Wed Oct 10 22:01:12 PDT 2007


At 09:35 PM 10/10/2007, you wrote:
>Firstly, I feel so stupid that I couldn't come up with a winning title for
>my own book. <sheepish look>
>
>Next: Honorable Mentions
>
>"The New Exemplar" (thanks, Carllein!)
>"A Cabinet of Gems: Sundry Jewels for the Needle" (thanks, Ianté)
>
>These are wonderful titles-- I may replace "The Goodwyn Miscellany" with one
>of them.  It's just that I really wanted a flower/garden theme for the
>title, since the patterns are all from "Flowers of the Needle"
>
>While I really like "A Flower Garden for the Needle" (and it got a few
>votes, off list) it sounds much too similar to "Flowers of the Needle".
>Derivative is fine, but this sounds *too* similar.
>
>I'm stuck at these two:
>
>"A Garden of Delights for the Needle: Charted Embroidery Patterns 1530-1567"
>
>OR
>
>"A Garden for the Needle: Charted Embroidery Patterns 1530-1567"
>
>I realize these are very close, too. "A Garden of Delights for the Needle"
>seemed to tie with "A Flower Garden for the Needle" in votes.
>
>I prefer "A Garden of Delights for the Needle" myself, but worry it's  too
>wordy??
>
>Any votes, opions, etc?
>
>--Kathryn
>SCA: Kathryn Goodyn
>"too many centuries...too little time"

Of the two finalists, I like "A Garden of 
Delights for the Needle:  Charted Embroidery 
Patterns 1530-1567".  It's not too long but it is concisely descriptive.


Joan Jurancich
joanmj at surewest.net 



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