Monthly Archives: October 2013

Treasure Hunting for a New Home

This month one of my best friends has moved into a lovely new place and my big sister has just bought her very first house. There is something really comforting and special about an image of a house, so October’s … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – October’s Winner!

October’s Present in the Post was a cheery gingerbread man! He is made from felt and very carefully stitched together by hand. A name has been pulled out of my jar and the lucky winner is… …Kelly McClorey! Congratulations Kelly, … Continue reading

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Making for market!

My big order of felt has arrived from the Eternal Maker so I can now start work on a brand new set of Tic Tac Toe games! I have picked out some of my favourite fabrics and teamed them with … Continue reading

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Instagram!

I have joined the very addictive world of Instagram! Photography is really important to me, as I studied it for three years at university and it’s how I met my fiancé Matt, so joining Instagram was inevitable! I will be … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Seed Stitch

This month’s tutorial will teach you a simple but very effective embroidery stitch! After I embroidered a number one using this stitch for my niece’s first birthday, lots of you asked me to write a seed stitch tutorial so that … Continue reading

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Crafty Fox Christmas Markets!

Sometimes I get a really exciting email that makes me squeak! One such email landed in my inbox the other day from the lovely people in charge of the Crafty Fox Markets, to tell me that I had been chosen … Continue reading

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Craft Calendar in The Southsea Directory

The Southsea Directory is a great local magazine with a brilliant what’s on guide and loads of information on local businesses too. I was really pleased to be asked to write a Craft Calendar for the latest issue, all about … Continue reading

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Gather at Christmas!

I am thrilled to officially announce that Gather is returning this year and is even better than last year! Gather is a festive event where you choose a Christmas decoration kit that you would like to stitch, enjoy mulled wine, … Continue reading

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Fabric shopping in Totnes

Yesterday, on the last day of our holiday, we visited Totnes for the first time. There were so many lovely independent shops and some particularly lovely places to buy fabric! If you head to the top of the hill you … Continue reading

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Rag Wreaths at Handmade Studios

On Saturday the 30th of November, I am going to be taking some very lovely materials along to Handmade Studios, where I will be teaching a rag wreath workshop! If you would love to know how to transform scraps of … Continue reading

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