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Jack Dempsey NeedleArts had an inviting booth at the recent #CHAShow, which made you want to come into their booth and take a nap on their bed, or dream about creating so many beautiful projects, using their designs and kits.

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Today, I’m delighted to share insights abouttheir projects that I saw at this show, as well as host a giveaway, perfect for kids of all ages that want to learn hand embroidery.

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Photos of their beautiful booth at the #CHAShow:

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And they have recently come out with many new products, including Country Quilts Wall Quilt

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As well as Baby Bibs, quilt blocks and more.  But then, they are always releasing new designs and kits.10923200_993305000697092_3869377611588656292_n

They also have many Beginner Embroidery Kits, with many that are #KidFriendlyProjects.

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Their Mentoring Blocks were designed to cultivate, educate and engage a whole new generation of embroidery enthusiasts.  These blocks make for great projects, for kids of all ages, that may want to learn the art of hand embroidery.  Each strip has 6 blocks (six 6″ x7″.

In order to cultivate, educate and engage a whole new generation of embroidery enthusiasts, please use these Mentoring Blocks to share your passion for embroidery with a friend, family member, scout troop or anyone else you think would enjoy embroidering as much as you do. Contains 1 strip of 6 blocks. (size 6″ x 7″), instructional sheet of 4 different beginning stitches. – See more at: http://www.jdneedleart.com/mentoring-blocks.html#sthash.r24fFJ1J.dpuf

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And they recently launched a website focused on learning: http://www.jdnalearning.com

Did I mention a Giveaway?

There are actually several giveaway opportunities that I want to share with you today:

1) For those on Facebook, Jack Dempsey Needle Arts periodically hosts #‎SewItSunday‬ Giveaways.  And they currently have a giveaway on their page where you could win a gift bag contains: 1 hoop, needles, scissors, floss, 2 packages of JDNA Decorative Hand Towels.  To enter simply “like” Jack Dempsey Needle Arts on Facebook and leave a comment under their post with this image.  Just do it quickly, as they’ll be drawing a winner for this giveaway soon.  But don’t worry, as they’ll host more giveaways in the future for their fans on Facebook.

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2) At the #CHAShow, I was given some fun “Mentoring blocks” as SWAG to share with my blog followers.  I will happily ship five sets, one each to five winners.

3) For those that share their creativity and inspire others, in my weekly #CreativeGoodness Linky Parties, you may know that monthly I give “surprise prizes” to five lucky winners.  In March, five of the lucky winners will also receive a “Mentoring blocks” set of designs.  Of course, while all forms of creativity are enjoyed by anyone that wishes to share in these Linky Parties, I also hope that those that enjoy hand embroidery will share their “stitchery” in these weekly parties, especially any stitchery you may have created using Jack Dempsey NeedleArts.  I will pay postage to ship this to any blog follower, anywhere in the world.

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Want to enter to win one of the 5 “Mentoring blocks”?  While blog followers only need to leave a comment, letting me know if you have done any form of hand embroidery before (or not), I do ask that you use the Rafflecopter form below.

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You can find Jack Dempsey NeedleArts at:

http://www.jdneedleart.com/
https://www.facebook.com/jdneedleart
https://twitter.com/JDNeedleArt
https://www.youtube.com/user/JackDempseyNeedleArt

and don’t forget their website focused on learning: http://www.jdnalearning.com

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27 comments on “Jack Dempsey NeedleArts and a Giveaway”

  1. I have done a little hand embroidery and enjoy it. I still find it a little cumbersome, but I know that with more practice it will get easier.

  2. I haven’t used hand embroidery very much, but would love to get more involved with it! I can see myself loving it and enjoying the calming effects of stitching beautiful things! I have hand-stitched names and initials along with small hearts or flowers to projects I’ve made just to personalize them, but the thoughts of taking it further really inspires me!

  3. I’ve been taking an online Crazy Quilt class, and am learning hand embroidery in the process. I’m finding that it’s just as soothing as hand piecing.

  4. I haven’t embroidered anything in several years. I have an eight year old granddaughter to instill the love of sewing. Maybe I can start that this summer.

  5. I did a lot of hand embroidery as a teen, decorating clothes and bags. I have been thinking often that I would like to revisit embroidery and teach my young sons to start sewing by hand.

  6. I’ve done loads of embroidery, from cross stitch to wool embroidery to redwork. They are great take along projects on vacations. I was taught by my mom.

  7. I have done lost of cross stitch, some ribbon embroidery, and some regular embroidery and crewel embroidery inspired by Erica Wilson. I’ve also done redwork embroidery.

  8. I love to do hand embroidery. I have two quilt tops that I am embroidering now. I think quilts are much prettier with embroidery on them. Thanks for the giveaway.

  9. I do a lot of hand embroidery and crazy quilting. You can never have too many patterns or too much thread! I plan to teach a friend’s da.ughter this summer. She’s almost four and she loves to get out her hoop and needle and thread when we do, so I think it’s time she gets to do real designs

  10. I didn’t realize embroidery was so popular again! I did it when I was a teenager, and younger. It’s been quite a while, lol. I’m glad it’s back, though. You’ve shared some great designs. Thanks.

  11. Have done some hand embroidery…been awhile…but am brushing up again..due to my Grangirlie wanting to learn! 🙂 We will work together..and I would love to win your Give-a-way! Thanks for the chance! 🙂

  12. A hand embroidery sampler was the first thing I ever learned to sew and I still love hand embroidery to this day. I always found it to be great to take whatever project I was working along with me to work on when I was waiting somewhere.

  13. I love hand embroidery, although I usually do the preprinted designs. I love making tiny stitches, which really helps when you are going around corners.

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