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Link to many free patterns:

bullet http://www.geocities.com/kirsten_nz2001/freesiteslist.html

Links to needlework groups

bulletEmbroiderers Guild of America
bulletAmerican Needlepoint Guild
bulletArachne Web Server (lacemakers)
bulletCrochet Guild of America
bulletHand Weavers of America
bulletHooked (traditional rug hooking)
bulletInternational Old Lacers, Inc.
bulletInternational Bobbin and and Needle Lace Organization
bulletKnitting Guild of America
bulletPlastic Canvas Guild of America
bulletSmocking Arts Guild of America
bulletTattered (tatting resources)
bulletWorld Wide Quilting
bulletCharted Designers of America
bulletHistoric Needlework Group
bulletNational Academy of Needlearts
bulletJapanese Embroidery Center
bulletRoyal School of Needlework

Links to retail sites

bulletNordic Needle
bulletDMC
bulletShakespeare's Peddler
bulletStitchville
bulletPepperell Pepper Patch Works
bulletE-Stitch
bulletThreaded Needle
bulletCraftsmen's Studio (duplicate stitch)
bulletWichelt Imports Inc.
bulletPocket Full of Stitches 
bulletFlower Thread Company
bulletNeedlepoint Company of Ireland (can order canvas with family crest)
bulletPanda's Crossing
bulletRainbow Gallery
bulletHummingbird House  (scissors, pincushions, chatelaines, tools, etc.)
bulletThe Victoria Sampler
bullethttp://www.bethrussellneedlepoint.com

Links to other needlework sites

bulletCounted Cross Stitch, Needlework, and Stitchery Page
bulletStitch n' Time
bulletYahoo!
bulletAbout.com (hobbies page)
bulletHome and Garden Television 
bulletArchival Products (how to preserve needlework/textiles)

 

Ethic Embroidery  

 

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The Art ofTemari  (Japanese balls) 

bulletTemari Kai.Com  (has many educational sheets/tips/resources) 
bulletJudy’s Temari Website  (has many free patterns)
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Hungarian Embroidery History 

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Embroidery: The Development of Embroidery Throughout Chinese History

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Dark Ages Stitch Types 

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Descendants of the Incas

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Hmong Textiles 

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Mayan Textiles of Lake Atitlan 

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Medieval/Renaissance Embroidery Homepage  

 

Other Sites of Interest

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Dakota West Arts Council