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My Favourite Embroidery Supplies

With the Stitch and Sew SAL just around the corner I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite embroidery supplies. As with anything it makes it a lot easier to learn and to practice if you have the right supplies. Fabric My favourite fabric for embroidery is linen, in particular Essex linen by…… Continue reading My Favourite Embroidery Supplies

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Stitch and Sew SAL (Sew-along)

  I am excited to tell you I am hosting my first SAL (Sew-along), and your are all invited! Theme: Aneela Hoey’s new book Stitch and Sew When: Thursday 1st November – Friday 30th November What’s involved?: The aim of this sew along is to have fun, gain confidence and new skills in embroidery and…… Continue reading Stitch and Sew SAL (Sew-along)

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Sunflower Tote

When Aneela Hoey asked me if I would like to test her new pattern I was delighted, I mean how could I turn her down?? I felt honoured! The pattern comes with not only the embroidery design but also the instructions on how to make it into this beautiful super roomy and handy tote bag.…… Continue reading Sunflower Tote

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September Round-up

It seems I’ve blinked another month has passed us by and we’re now in October with Halloween and Christmas rushing towards us! September a month where the leaves are changing, the air is getting cooler but still warm enough to not have to layer up. I’ve never really been a fan of the cooler months…… Continue reading September Round-up

Sewing · Shopping

Sewing and Quilting Books on my Wish List Right Now

It seems there are so many new sewing books either just released or about to be released. I love how much inspiration and knowledge you can get from these books and always love adding them to my ever-growing library! Today I thought I’d share a few that are on my Amazon wish-list at the moment.…… Continue reading Sewing and Quilting Books on my Wish List Right Now

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Hello Spring! Finally!

If I’m allowed to be truly British for a moment and talk about the weather? Finally we have some sunshine, hip, hip hooray! What perfect timing for this lovely embroidery project! When I first started picking threads for this just over a week ago it was wet, cold, and very grey, definitely not spring weather.…… Continue reading Hello Spring! Finally!

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Happy Easter!

I hope you’re having a lovely Easter! We’ve been busy this weekend celebrating my mum’s 70th birthday that was yesterday (blog post for that coming soon). So today as it’s cold and wet we’re snuggled up indoors watching Disney films and eating chocolates and birthday cake! I had this little bunny bag on my to…… Continue reading Happy Easter!