Meet the Maker: Rosie Bull Designs

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One of my favourite parts of the new-style Bustle & Sew Magazine is our "Meet the Maker" interviews introduced by Rosie.  I absolutely adore "meeting" so many talented designer/makers and only wished that we had room for hundreds of interviews in each issue.  I was talking about this to Rosie … [Read more...]

A Floral Alphabet

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I think I may have mentioned before that my first love is hand embroidery.  I began  at a very early age, learning from both my mum and my grandmother using large crewel needles and brightly coloured flosses for my first rather wonky stitches. I find stitching so relaxing, almost always having a … [Read more...]

How very English!

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How very English it is to obsess about the weather - I know we're famous worldwide for it!  And walking along to the village post office all the greetings go something like this.... "Hello! How are you? Lovely/awful/chilly etc etc day isn't it?"  But can you wonder at this when yesterday it didn't … [Read more...]