Mary Corbet

writer and founder


I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Vacation Notice

I will be unavailable to answer email inquiries from Sunday, July 9 through Monday, July 17, 2017. If your question is Very Important, please email after July 17, so that I can respond more quickly to your inquiry. Thanks!

In the meantime, feel free to browse through Needle ‘n Thread! The Tips & Techniques section features all kinds of helpful tutorials, for beginners and beyond. In the How-To section, you’ll find a whole bunch of video tutorials for stitches, and you can always use the Search Feature to search for particular topics that you’re interested in.

Looking forward to hearing from you after July 17th!