The Bumper Book of Christmas Stitching!!


I can't believe I've been thinking about Christmas already - every year I'm caught by surprise at how quickly time progresses.  But yes, for the very well organised stitcher it's time to start planning your Christmas makes.  And this year I've put together a bumper selection of my favourite projects … [Read more...]

Sewn by Rachael and a trip to Stourhead


One of the parts of the magazine I love the most is seeking out talented creators to feature in our "Meet the Maker" and "Dream it, Do it" pages.  This month I was delighted to discover Rachael Baralos.  Sewn by Rachael  is her small business, where she creates free machine embroidered pieces … [Read more...]

Sulky Sticky Fabri Solvy – an afterthought


Just had a quick afterthought - the only real issue I've found with Sulky Sticky Fabri Solvy (I do wish they'd think of a shorter name!) is that you can't properly see the colour of your background fabric through it.  This isn't a problem when embroidering on white or cream of course, or if you're … [Read more...]