Many stitchers, teachers, and books will recommend either stitcher’s notebooks or doodle canvas for trying out new things. But both of these have problems for most of us.
If you stitch separate doodle canvases — what do you do with them once they are filled? If you want to create notebooks, where do you find the kind of page protectors to fit your small samples?
Sue Dulle has come up with the cleverest idea to create a Doodle notebook. Yes, it will take some work to prepare, but it can become an on-going and permanent record of your stitching. You can see a page being stitched above, but read all about it in her post.
About Janet M Perry
Janet Perry is the Internet's leading authority on needlepoint. She designs, teaches and writes, getting raves from her fans for her innovative techniques, extensive knowledge and generous teaching style. A leading writer of stitch guides, she blogs here and lives on an island in the northeast corner of the SF Bay with her family
Sue Dulle says
Thanks Janet. I think that once I get a few more pages I will be able to look back and remember exactly what project I was stitching on at the time too…