About Me

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: