Although not always the best area for these old eyes of mine, but so calming along with the mantra of pushing and pulling my threads through the fabric. I enjoying stitching outside. while I have a fire in the fireplace! My favorite spot is in my sewing room in my favorite chair. The winner will be randomly drawn and announced on Monday morning, when the next give-away in the series takes place. With the foot up there is room for a dog and my lap will hold a cat. I can sit with my husband and chat in the evening after work. Reasonable lighting, but don’t have a lot of my stuff quite as handy. I have a very comfortable platform rocker and footstool and floor stand. I sit in a recliner in my livingroom with good light from the front window and an Ott light. The combination of soft but strong sunlight with the calming sound of a waterfall is specially conducive to creating this delicate art. I also enjoy stitching while sitting in the back of my daughters dance class, it’s amazing how much you can get done in an hour. My favorite place to stitch is on the sofa in our living room. Butterflies and dragonflies flitter about; sometimes a dragonfly will land on me to inspect my stitching no doubt. My favorite stitching spot is an old armchair I have tucked in a corner. Merry Christmas Mary. I’d love to stitch from it. THanks so much Mary and Happy Holidays!!! Another lovely giveaway! My favorite stitching spot is my sewing nook on the second floor of our house. I have a lovely garden to look out on during the day but usually stitch there at night with the TV on in the background. There are several types of lighting available, and a magnifier too, should one be necessary for my old eyes. Such a peaceful way to start or end a day! My favorite stitching spot? I share my home with my daughter, son-in-law, and two granddaughters. My stitching spot is the living room couch, in front of TV that has either a British mystery show or NCIS playing on it, with my Ott light and all my special stitching tools to my left, and at least one small dog under my right elbow! The chair is draped with a fabulously thick pelt from one of our Romney rams. I have a rocking recliner with an Ott light by it. If I had to do things over I wouldn’t bother with the pull out couch in my sewing room and instead opt for a super comfie chair. Yes, she does let me stitch and very rarely looks interested in the thread going in and out! I designed this sewing and embroidery studio when we built our new home. My favourite stitching spot is in a chair in one corner of our living room. We take holidays in our old camper van and frequently visit Cornwall to a campsite on the cliff top overlooking the ocean. My favourite spot to sit and stitch my current project is in our sunroom, in a big old recliner chair. My favorite stitching spot is in a little chair that used to be my dads next to a south facing window surrounded by my current projects and those to come. I am abundantly inspired by her joy of discovery and begin looking forward to our next stitching adventure the moment I leave her house after each stitching session. It doesn’t matter the time of year, as the garden always looks lovely. My favourite spot is on the end of my couch near the window. I have a comfy, warm corner in my bedroom where I love to stitch – nice natural light, and room for my supplies, coffee and cat. My favourite place to stitch is in my back room in the early morning sun. Please leave your comment below, on this article on Needle ‘n Thread. At home I enjoy stitching while watching(listening to) sports on TV. Maybe someday! It is fairly quiet and easy to concentrate when I am home alone. Though the hard dining chair isn’t as cushy as the typical armchair, my go-to indoor stitching spot is in the dining area, which gets marvelous light from a big NE-facing window overlooking the jungle that is currently my back yard. My favorite stitching spot is the corner of my couch. On the left over my shoulder is a standing lamp that I can angle to get the best light on my project. All at the same time. Since I live alone, I’ve turned it into a needlework room. I have a laptop on that table that is hooked up directly to the house router and I watch videos and TV while stitching. My Pride of India tree which is in bloom at the moment is right outside and I can hear the birds chattering and singing outside and splashing in the bird bath. Heaven on earth!!! I sit at this table because I have great lighting and a magnifier light installed on my desk. I love this blackwork. Thank you for sharing the information on the book. I think it draws her in to learn with me, just as your website enlightens my day. The daylight is good but my lamp shines over my left shoulder in the evening. Wild turkey, deer, possums. My favorite stitching spot is in my living room next to a roaring fire. I know that my daughter, who is an artist herself, would also be fascinated by how artistically applied Jen’s designs and techniques emulate the lines that an artist creates using paint, pencil or ink. My favorite stitching spot is on my couch. I do most of my stitching in my computer room. My favorite stitching spot is my corner of the couch. The best stitching spot is in our little back room- French Doors open to our garden and get the early morning sun, there’s a south window for brightness but filtered with a uv blind, my lamps and magnifiers are there, a variety of comfortable chairs, a thick rug and lots of shelves and a big table. My favorite stitching spot is in my tv room in the recliner with my bright lights around me. My favorite spot at this time…In my recliner with a bright light over head (as it is in my living room). I find this is the best for stitching. I love blackwork especially (along with all of forms of needlework) and have enjoyed your blog ever since my daughter introduced me to it. A Stitcher’s Christmas #10: Embroidery Books Galore from Search Press! Lunch is provided at no charge but we do make donations to keep the electricity on and provide basic needs (paper towels, toilet paper, bottled water, napkins, plates, etc.). Sheer bliss. I can listen to music or books and look outside at the same time. Favorite stitching spot is on the sofa while watching movies. Currently my favorite stitching spot is outside at our picnic table. The light is bright there. I can glance up at the TV or look out the window. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Favorite spot: on the sofa listening to a book on CD. Thanks Mary for the Christmas giveaways. Now my back feels rested after stitching. Morning Mary I like to stitch on my couch with a bright light over my shoulder. It’s an absolute do-not spot for those of us whom are being careful with our work. I have a nice floor stand to bring the work up in front of me, and try to do a little each day. I sit in the living room by my husband. My favorite place to stich is in my living room in my recliner. A form of counted thread work, Blackwork emphasises shading contrasts that are possible working with a single thread of color. My favorite place to stitch and knit is in my office with a book on tape. My little dog sits at my side, my husband is near by in his chair. My Dad’s old La-Z-Boy recliner fits right into either corner of the windowed south facing wall of my home. My favourite stitching spot is my HUGE recliner chair in the living room! $14.59. I enjoy my stitching times there. I have all my necessary equipment there; floor stand, stella table lamp and dazor magnifier. This environment brings me a lot of joy. Hi, I can set up my tablet and watch movies, stitch, and sip my tea which I keep at a social distance my my stitching – I’m a well-known klutz! Thanks for the wonderful give aways that you are providing for us! I do art that sort of looks like that, except I do thousands of dots with a black pen. I have natural light plus a daylight lamp for darker times that has octopus arms with a magnifier and clip for patterns. My favorite stitching spot is anywhere I can grab some time with my current project and a good light. In the winter, in front of the fireplace with one of my cats by my side. My favorite stitching spot is in my bedroom. Merry Christmas. I have one blackwork pattern that I’ve yet to get to, but I’ve always found it intriguing. the second spot for things like beading and precise marking is my desk and straight back chair. We travel to remote areas and see the prettiest scenery. Thank you Mary, and have a wonderful holiday. Hi Mary, My favourite place to sew is sitting by my triple windows looking out on my birdfeeders. In the afternoon and evening, I’ll sit in the recliner facing the TV, which I will glance at from time to time. I love to stitch on my comfortable Lounger with all my lights and tools near me in a cabinet. Those will be sent to Teresa Heuster. I have my floor light setup and a small table with essentials next to the chair. I also have my water, hot tea, and a few projects, always more than one or two. When the weather is good enough, my favourite stitching spot is in our summerhouse listening to the birds singing and generally enjoying nature. I love blackwork. I have a stitching area with my stash nearby and my dogs hanging out with me. I can watch an old movie on TCM or Hallmark Christmas movies or Zoom with fellow stitchers. If per chance I sit to hand sew during the day, the easiest spot is in my sewing room at one of the tables where I have access to all the necessary tools for whatever project I’m currently working on. I love to stitch in my garden, weather permitting, or by my picture window facing my garden. My favorite place is my desk with computer with audio books, lectures, concerts and all other goodies in it, some books about embroidery on the table, a cup of green tee and me with my frame. I’m posting this again as I obviously didn’t finish reading the directions. Stitching at my small kitchen table is where I seem to get most of my pieces done. Then I have a small swivel rocker by the bookcase with all my stitching tools, threads, reference books, and a Dazor lamp within reach, and tv, network, and music all available. It has lots of lighting, a comfortable chair (where my cat sits on the back, while I stitch) and room for my pattern, stitching tools, etc. Thanks for the info and opportunity. We stitch together usually once or twice a week, and I teach her all kinds of different types of embroidery, design, wool applique, and quilting techniques. My favorite stitching place is on my back deck in the sunshine. My favourite stitching spot is in my music room. I could happily stitch there forever. Warmly near the fire, great lighting that I’ve bought over the years and quiet. I have to fight my cat for my favourite sewing spot as it is also his favourite snoozing spot. We’ll make a pot of tea to enjoy with fresh scones that I make that morning to share, and then we get right to work, often stitching six or more hours together. My Westie Tess is curled up by my side and by the end of an evening of stitching she is usually adorned with thread clippings. This is my happy place! Now this only works great until the dog decides she wants to lay beside me! There I have room to spread out my project, threads, and tools. My favourite embroidery spot is beside the living room window, where I can look out on our messy, but pretty, cottage garden, and see the birds stuffing their faces at the feeders. . I have decorated the room in soft tones of cream and blue and light brown. My very comfy chair puts my back to the window so I have all day light on my piece. I used to stitch on buses – you know, in the days when people took buses. My table is white, so that I could use it as a background for seeing darker things. I do a lot of stitching in the car when I am a passenger. Add in the best chair with a homemade hardanger pillow for my back and I’m grand! And maybe a cookie or two. Blackwork embroidery on both an outer and inner collar. It was about stitching with like minded people who continually inspired each other, helped each other and relished each other’s successes. While my husband hunted, I sat around the fire enjoying the cold weather and cross stitching cards, ornaments, tea towels, and so on for family and friends. My favorite stitching spot is the large armchair in my living room. My favorite stitching spot is by the east facing window in my sewing room, in the morning, when natural light fills the room. My husband sits in his big recliner on the other side of the end table where I keep my tool tray. I have a spot set up next to my old sewing machine. In winter there is a bit of snow and on the very hot days of summer I move out to the garden for a slightly different portion of the view. I have a table and wheeled office chair. QuiltedDrummer. My favourite stitching spot… or at least where you’ll usually find me is on my couch, with my feet up, my stuff spread out beside me (that’s why it’s the couch and not a recliner LOL) the tv on, my ott lite on, and a coffee! Product Details Blackwork embroidery was very popular in Tudor times, and it is now enjoying a tremendous revival. Usually, that is in my living room near a bright lamp that I can turn on to extend my stitching time, especially at this time of year when the sun goes down at about 4:30 PM local time. I have my favorite chair & stool, back pillow, non-pilly lap cover to snuggle with and great pinpoint light all set up in my living area. From shop MonCaribou. My favorite spot is my recliner in my living room. So I guess I could say I have a day spot and a night spot. My favorite stitching spot is in my den with my cat assisting. My parrot and I spend an hour talking about his favorite fruits and whistling his favorite tunes while I work on my project. I listen to music on my chromebook. My favorite stitching spot is in my family room. I’ve woken many a wee early mornings face down on a project, I’ll leave the visual to you. Blackwork has never really appealed to me but this book might just change my mind! Thanks Mary for your generosity in this matter. This is very beautiful! The walls are a cool blue and there is a double size window. I have a chaise longue, also known as a fainting couch, that’s got a velvety soft deep purple blanket on it. Learning the best way to find a stitch path for each design, by trial and error. When our children moved out, we converted one of the bedrooms into a multipurpose space – office, library and secondary guest room. Looking towards a window, in library type room, with a nice desk, or table nearby with my supplies on it. My favorite stitching spot is in my lazy boy. I sit in an old comfy chair I inherited from my mother in law. It holds stitching supplies. It has been nicknamed ‘Mommy’s hidey- hole’ and it has the two things I need the most: a large window for plentiful natural light, and a door that locks, in order to keep 4 pairs of little hands out of my sewing and embroidery supplies. My favorite spot to stitch is at my desk. It is comfortable and has an end table next to it where I can keep things like my scissors. Whoopie, all i need is that chair. My favorite stitching spot is anywhere I can move my full-spectrum floor lamp to, and preferably near my laptop for music and to look things up as needed. My favouring spot to embroider is either at my desk as the lighting is good or outside when the weather permits. I have a comfy red chair with a lamp situated on an adjacent bookcase for overhead light that works well. Strong light next to the Christmas tree evicted me can rest my eyes by looking up and is. 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