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Embroidery Hoop Baskets

Spring has well and truly sprung and it seems to have brought a whole lot of happy with it. I don’t know if it’s the sunny weather, the longer days or the end of a long financial year but even the properly miserable bloke who works in my local newsagents wished me a good day this morning – it’s clearly intoxicating (in a really, really good way)! 603 more words


A journey into embroidery

About a month ago I saw an offer for a new sewing magazine to get the first 3 issues for £5 – bargain! I wasnt really sure what to expect but when my first copy arrived I read the entire thing from cover to cover twice! 409 more words


How 'Knotty Dickens' Got Started

In the fall of 2014, thanks to Instagram, I absolutely fell in love with hand-embroidery. (Seriously go checkout #handembroidery, #hoopart, and #embroideryhoop.)  I’ve always had a love for arts and crafts but something about hand-embroidery just made my heart skip. 1,077 more words

Embroidery Hoop

Building an inventory

After finishing a bunch of projects recently, I started thinking in earnest about my fall inventory (and also about starting my garden and mulching my yard and a sprinkler system and SPRING THINGS). 344 more words

My Yarny Projects

Shimmery bunny picture - 4 weeks of Easter

Well, that was a project… I kind of underestimated how much work it is to sew so many beads on a piece of fabric… But I like the result and might do something similar with another motive for all year round. 151 more words

Four Weeks Of Easter

Tea-tip : Finishing an embroidery hoop

Welcome to the very first tea-tip post! This post will show you how to finish off the back of an embroidery hoop. I love stitching a design and leaving it in the hoop, I think its simple, thrifty and a bit quirky. 338 more words

Georgina Giles

A present in seed stitch

My lovely friend Cynthia got married on Saturday and I wanted to make something special for her and her husband Stuart. I decided to stitch an outline of Dubai, where they are currently spending their honeymoon, and popped the date of their wedding inside. 38 more words

Georgina Giles