Stitching

Whether you enjoy hand or freestyle machine embroidery, applique or any combination of these techniques, you’re sure to find a project here that you’ll love to make – and your family and friends will admire.  If you’re a newbie stitcher, then check out the selection of “Simple Stitchery” designs – easy makes that give you great results!

Rosie Posie Stitchery
My own interpretation of an enchanting vintage illustration from "The Rosie Posie Book" by Anne Anderson ...Read More...
Little Cupid Bear
Endearing little Cupid Bear clinging tightly to the string of his rather large balloon .... Read More...
Romantic Love Heart Crewel Embroidery
Wonderfully romantic stitchery - make every day feel like Valentines with this crewel embroidery .... Read More...
Mr Fox: Wish upon a Star
This little fox is wishing hard upon the brightest, shiniest star he can find and hoping that all his dreams will come true. Includes video tutorial. Read More...
Nelly in the Sky with Diamonds
A cute baby elephant surrounded by stars - another Simple Stitchery design from Bustle & Sew .... Read More...
Available until 30 September 2013
Roses Looking Glass
Everything's looking rosy when you peep into this delightful little mirror surrounded with blushing blooms.....Read More...
All the Nice Girls - a Simple Stitchery
All the nice girls love a sailor ... and we all love this simple stitchery - an up-to-date reworking of a vintage design ....... Read More...
Available until 31 August 2013
Follow your Dreams - a Simple Stitchery
A simple stitchery from Bustle & Sew featuring two little teddy bears who are hoping that their dreams will come true and they’ll be happy together forever. Read More...
Available until 31 August 2013
Auricula Theatre Applique
Here in England, the traditional way to display your delicate Auricula blooms is in an Auricula Theatre... combine machine and hand embroidery Read More...
Daisies in a Teacup Embroidery
Daisies are one of the first signs of spring. Here they've been scooped into a teacup and brought indoors to enjoy… Read More...
Red Riding Hood Embroidery
Unique interpretation of this traditional fairy tale – featuring a not-very-scary Ben as the wolf! Read More...
Starry Night Embroidery
Imagine a crisp, frosty, starry night in the forest - in the company of this baby deer and her rabbit friends .....Read More...
First Stitches Alphabet Sampler
"Please come and play" pleads Bear, but Rosie is far too busy trying her first stitches in this surprisingly easy sampler. Stitch your own heirloom ...Read More...
Exotic Hobo Bird Tote
Generously-sized tote, perfect for the summer months - carry your suncream, shades - and a good book in style! Read More...
Fairytale in Blue Applique Panel
Dreamy fairytale town in shades of blue .. can you spot the little rabbit and the robin's eggs in her nest? Read More...
Coming Up Roses Applique
Everything's coming up roses in this cheerful easy applique design based on a vintage 1930s pattern. Read More...
Groovy Bird Cushion Cover
Fantastic bird in a decorative cage from the groovy 1960s - brought up-to-date for the 21st century while keeping its retro chic. Read More...
Safe and Warm Bunny
This little bunny is safe and warm inside his cosy burrow whilst the autumn gales blow across the countryside. Read More...
Stitching Bunny by Nakisha
This Little Stitching Bunny is worked in warm autumnal shades and uses basic stitches, so it's very suitable for beginners. Will look lovely on your workroom wall! Read More...
Rosie & Bear: A Good Book
A wonderful way to practise your stitches - with a little help from Rosie & Bear and their summer reading list!! Read More...
Dandelion Zipper Pouch
This cheerful dandelion pouch is great for storing cosmetics, pencils - or whatever you choose! Read More...
Three Hares Hand Embroidery
Inspired by the ancient "Three Hares" symbol found across cultures and civilisations Read More...
Circus Parade
The circus is coming to town! A juggling hedgehog, feline trumpet player & their animal friends. Layers of detail invoke the fun and drama of the parade. Read More...
Bunny and Balloons
This cute little bunny looks ever so slightly bewildered to find himself clutching a bunch of brightly coloured balloons! Read More...
Alphabet Animals
Weird and wonderful vintage-inspired animal alphabet - but in whatever language is F for Rabbit and U for Sea Lion? Read More...
Bowl of Nasturtiums
Making this project feels like sewing with sunshine - have summer in your home all year round to see you safely through those grey winter days! Read More...
Four Seasons Bunnies by Nakisha
Around the year with this lovely set of four designs from US artist Nakisha Elsje VanderHoeven. Would make a wonderful set of quilt blocks! Read More...
Very Sleepy Dormouse Hand Embroidery Pattern
Inspired by Alice .. here's the Dormouse after the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, fast asleep and dreaming of cake! Read More...