USPS:  24001 Muirlands Blvd. #287
              Lake Forest, CA 92630

I am finding so many interesting, educational and sometimes just fun sites that I must post some lists.  Visit this page regularly to see what I have added.

Websites for some of the Needlework Teachers found in the 

Judy Souliotis -
Jane Nicholas -
Tanya Berlin -
 Trish Burr -

NEEDLEWORK BLOGS: - Mary Corbet's Needle 'n Thread: tips, tricks, and great resources to help you learn hand embroidery, including tutorials, free hand embroidery designs, and an expanding library of online embroidery stitch videos.
http://www. / - "Recreating a 17th-century embroidered jacket, The Embroiderers' Story chronicles its progress." Fascinating story to follow about the replication of a special Elizabethan jacket.
 - Elmsley Rose's notes on her Historical Embroidery Sampler. - Marvelous embroideries of Lynette Hale, New Zealand, whose special interest is Elizabethan needlework and Stumpwork. 

Gay Ann Rogers has the most imaginative, fun website I have visited to date. The site is changed constantly so each visit has surprises. - The Shining Needle Society "is a friendly, supportive group that seeks to provide connections for enthusiastic stitchers and the teachers who inspire them. We sponsor online support groups for needlework classes." Joining is easy and membership is free.
 - Vikki Clayton's marvelous hand-dyed silk threads are available in a wide range of colors, closely-matched to DMC cotton floss. She offers not only silk floss in two weights but also silk perle in different sizes, silk ribbon and silk chenille.  -  "The Sampler Consortium is a newly formed, international organization of scholars, historians, curators, educators, genealogists, textile conservators, collectors, dealers, and
needlework experts interested in the study of historic samplers and other girlhood embroideries."  - Stitchamaze of Rosalyn Cherry-Soleil is a 'virtual' exhibit of "My Collection" of the needlepoint I have stitched over many years, displayed in four separate galleries. The fifth gallery exhibits the wonderful work of a myriad of guest stitchers from around the world! Fabulous site. 

  - Extensive site pertaining to Elizabethan Costume
- Source for Tudor and Elizabethan portraits - Search the textile collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum - Extensive site pertaining to Elizabethan Era - English Needlework - Art Institute of Chicago - Excellent source for Elizabethan and early Jacobean embroidered jackets.;col1 - The Needle's Excellency: English Needlework of the Tudor and Stuart Periods in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Magazine Antiques, June, 1996 by Nicola J. Shilliam. (Unfortunately the photos have been removed.) - English Embroidery From the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1580-1700: Twixt Art and Nature. - English Embroidery From the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1580-1700: Twixt Art and Nature.

Jane Zimmerman - Needlework Designer/Teacher/Author
Jane Zimmerman - Needlework Designer/Teacher/Author
Jane Zimmerman - Needlework Designer/Teacher/Author
Jane D Zimmerman - Needlework Designer/Teacher/Author


For any subject pertaining to this website: Contact me at:

For a personal message:
Contact me at:

© 2008 -2012 Jane D. Zimmerman.  All rights reserved.