Stitching Side by Side: Diana McClun & Laura Nownes
Diana embroidered these blocks as a youngster.
Three Things a Beginner Has to Have: Laura: Enthusiasm is number one. Then a love of fabric. I also want to say patience, but I don't want to scare anyone off. You have to be gentle with yourself. It takes time and practice. We all think that we should get it right away. Really, it's like kindergarten—it takes a while before we can master anything.