Ideas

  • How to make your very own beaded tassel garland!

      Here at Cotton Clara we love any excuse to make something lovely for the house! So why not have a go at making our beaded tassel garland! A hom...
  • Hoop Club Box 2 Preview!

    So I know that lots of people want a surprise through their door every month, BUT some people want to see! So I'm going to start sharing the next m...
  • What's your power song?

    I've been thinking about how Taylor Swift's new Album Folklore has been keeping me calm and relaxed over the last few weeks, whenever I've felt li...
  • Halloween Advent Calendar

    I'm loving the Autumn so much at the moment, enjoying this cold and sunny weather while it lasts! So I was inspired by Emily Quinton on stories who...
  • Keys, Wallet, Phone, Mask....a free cross stitch pattern!

    Inspired by my ability to forget this new essential I designed you a little hoop that you can place at your door so you might not forget your mask...
  • Introducing our first Hoop Club Artist!

    For those of you who want a look at what the first hoop club project is, we are so excited to reveal to you who we have collaborated with on our de...
  • Hoop Club Launch and FAQs

      What is Hoop Club? Hoop Club is a monthly embroidery subscription service. We find talented artists and designers from around the world and coll...
  • 5 Things I'm loving this week...

    There is so much good stuff out there in the world and I want to share with you some of the inspiring things I find during my scrolling and working...
  • A simple stitched card tutorial...

    Make this simple card to send to a friend with this message of hope! You'll need: thread card embroidery needle scissors PDF Print out You can f...
  • A manual for life....

    You may remember I went to New York last September, to make a pilgrimage to see Marie Forleo, one of my favourite inspirational speaker/entrepreneur/authors. We went to the launch of her new book ‘Everything is Figureoutable’ and it didn’t disappoint, it was a loud, motivating, high energy couple of hours that I loved,...
  • DIY Tutorial: Super Sized Cross Stitch Ho Hoops

    I’m giving away the secrets to how to make these large ho ho ho hoops today! These were on the front of the Not On The High Street Christmas catal...
  • An Alternative Christmas Tree

    I want to introduce you to my Christmas Tree with a difference....the cross stitch Christmas Tree! My tree is portable, can be used year aft...