Bustle & Sew 2014 Calendar arrives!

Before I get to the nice part of this post, I must begin with an apology .... I have been poorly in bed for the last few days with a particularly vicious tummy bug that has completely wiped me out.  Today is the first time I've switched on my laptop since Saturday, and even as I type it's still … [Read more...]

Toadstool Pin Cushion Giveaway

I'm having a giveaway as I simply don't have room to keep everything I make!  I've decided to part with my two little toadstool pin cushions, created using vintage wooden cotton spools,  for the September Bustle & Sew Magazine.  I'm offering one here on the blog, and there's a chance to win the … [Read more...]

Simple Stitchery coming soon

For a long time now I've been wanting to put together a guide for new and returning stitchers.  I receive quite a few emails with questions about various techniques and I've noticed the same subjects seem to recur quite frequently.  I was very lucky to be taught to embroider by my Mum and Grandma, … [Read more...]