I suppose at times this list should become a page of links. But here are some more links from a search on “stippling”:

Needlepointers.com has links to videos, definitions etc.: http://www.needlepointers.com/ShowArticles.aspx?NavID=1689

A tutorial from Threads magazine: http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/tvt035.asp

Apparently, this should be easy enough for a child to do: http://youtube.com/watch?v=pn2wz58hGAA&feature=related (I would love this four-year-old’s confidence!)

And if all fails, I could always hire someone to long-arm quilt my piece: http://www.acommonthreaddesigns.com/node/6

I’ll learn. I’ll be a machine quilter yet. more to come ….