A Bustle & Sew First!


I'm already thinking beyond Halloween - which I must admit I've never really celebrated.  Back in the 1960s and 70s when I was growing up it simply wasn't such an occasion, and if you did want to try to make a lantern, you'd have to hack your way through a rock hard turnip or swede - pumpkins were a … [Read more...]

A new hoop …


As well as working on my new printed panels on holiday I also enjoyed completing the first project for the November issue of the magazine.  I do like including text in my designs and am always on the look out for new phrases and quotes to incorporate into a hoop.  In the summer I stitched some of my … [Read more...]

Blooming Lovely Panels …


Last time I blogged about the changing seasons and coming back to a Somerset autumn after a week spent sunning myself in the Mediterranean.  But please don't think I was lying by the pool twiddling my thumbs while I was away, oh no - I was busy doing some most enjoyable stitching.  Last month, … [Read more...]