Portraits in Needlepoint

Gay Ann Rogers, Needlework


Logo of scissors, needle, thread, thimble, crown

Photo by Arlene and Mike Sheras

My World of Needlework




Some years ago a magazine article inspired me to stitch a portrait of Elizabeth 1.


In the same year I stitched miniatures of Mary, Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick. I was on an Elizabethan kick for sure.


I had had enough of portraits by the time I finished the three and I returned to stitching my favorite genre: samplers.


People kept asking me please to stitch another portrait and I kept saying no -- until DH suggested Catherine the Great.


Here are my portraits so far.



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