On this clip from Creative Living with Sheryl Borden(KENW), designer Catherine Jordan discusses how she creates needlework maps, showing many needlework maps of historically important commemoratives. Jamestowne commemorating the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607. California Missions Map showing the 21 missions in southern CA; Florida Needlework Map commemorating the 500 year anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s landing in 1513. Decorative map of the Potomac River, “The Nation’s River” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Woodlawn Needlework Exposition.
This segment also shows a variety of small book covers with needlework maps and Catherine talks about how maps are designed, stitched, and hand painted.