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...]