Top 5  Needles for Hand Embroidery

Top 5 Needles for Hand Embroidery

There are so many needles on the market today, it can be very confusing. I have learned over the years that using the right needle for the right job is essential if you want the sewing to be a pleasure rather than a chore. Whatever I’m stitching, I need to know...
Interview with Textile Artist- Wendi Weller

Interview with Textile Artist- Wendi Weller

I meet many wonderfully creative people in my day job, Wendi is one of those special people. Her work is fresh and contemporary and her garden studio, inspiring. If you are lucky enough to travel to her home in the stunningly pretty village of Pebworth near Stratford,...
My Favourite Embroidery Books

My Favourite Embroidery Books

There are so many craft books out there aren’t there? But buying one isn’t so easy these days.  If you’re looking for one type of craft in particular, book shops have a limited selection and it is difficult to view the contents online, most sellers...
How to Print  Onto Fabric

How to Print Onto Fabric

Printing directly onto fabric using your home printer is such an easy process, which previously seemed a bit of a mystery to me. Once I had learned how to do it, I was printing anything and everything, to incorporate into my stitchery projects. This is an easy...
Correct Sewing Posture- Top Tips

Correct Sewing Posture- Top Tips

Recently, I have been suffering with a few breathing problems and it made me think about my day to day life, where I sit a lot as I sew. Breathing is something we just don’t think about. In……. out, in……..out, in…….. out. But when it...