Meet Mr Toad

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Just lately I've been keeping myself super-busy with my stitching, mainly hand embroidery as I'm putting together a new collection of patterns which I plan to call Blossom & Bloom.  I'm going to include many of the floral designs that have appeared in the Magazine over the last few months and … [Read more...]

Meet the Maker: Frances Bluebird


Isn't that just such a wonderful name for a business.  Frances Bluebird ... I just love it.  Angela Ryan is the very talented face behind the bluebird and in this month's Bustle & Sew Magazine she tells us that her business is named for her grandmother who was always making beautiful things with … [Read more...]