Keeping Busy ..

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I'm sorry I've been a bit quieter than usual here on the blog lately, but I have been super-busy with lots of different projects as well as putting together next month's magazine.  I've completed three projects for the February issue ... Firstly there's the promised project for feline fanciers … [Read more...]

Bustle & Sew Free Spring Stitchalong

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And now for something completely different!  That is to say, something I haven't done before - a Bustle & Sew stitchalong.  One of the (many) reasons I love hand embroidery is that there’s always something new to discover, though like many stitchers I am guilty of keeping to a few well-tried and … [Read more...]

Times gone by … and yet to come

I remember that growing up in the seventies needlework was simply not taught once I reached secondary school.  I attended an all-girls school and in an age of feminism and women's rights, teaching domestic science was considered to be a very bad and totally unnecessary thing since, as a liberated … [Read more...]