Welcome to Great Lakes Needleworks!
Hi! My name is Lisa. I have been an avid crafter for as long as I can remember. I picked up my first cross stitch project when I was about 13. I remember stitching pandas just for fun. The next thing I knew my grandmother was picking out patterns for me to stitch for her.
I set stitching aside for a while to pursue other crafts (sewing, quilting and paper crafting). When I recently picked up cross stitching again, I was excited to find the large variety of patterns, fabrics and fibers that are now available. I can't wait to share some of my favorites with you!
This is one of the first cross stitches I completed as a teenager: