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Make + Review - Stitch at Home by Mandy Shaw

This is the second in my Make + Review series.

Stitch at Home by Mandy Shaw has such a pretty collection of designs, and a wide range of projects – a garden kneeler, dog bed, Christmas decorations, even a teepee for the garden. 196 more words


Tips on Hand Embroidery

I’ve been learning hand embroidery for about six months now and thought I’d share some tips – and frustrations! – that might give anyone considering trying it (or even beginners) some insights. 553 more words


tidying up can unearth long forgotten treasure

I came across these tit-bits whilst I was tidying up today

And it got me thinking.

Those gorgeous orangey shades reminded me of a certain lil’ redhead that I stitched once upon a time. 227 more words

Small Projects

F is for Flaying

F is for Flaying, embroidery in progress.


Aneela Hoey free Blooms pattern and an Aurifil Floss Giveaway!

February is National Embroidery Month and Aurifil thought it would be appropriate to finish up the month with a free embroidery pattern by the very talented designer Aneela Hoey and a heavenly Aurifil floss GIVEAWAY! 555 more words


Working on Retreat Samples

For the past few weeks I have been working on demonstration samples for several upcoming retreats where I will teach.  We will be doing all kinds of creative things from painting to crochet to embroidery to sewing.   70 more words


Tea Rose - perfect for Mother's Day

The beaded roses on linen have been very popular so I thought a little pink rose would be a perfect project for Mother’s Day…..

All finished and looking lovely, especially with the smoke blue background which contrasts perfectly against the pink beads.