Ideas

  • Hoop Club Box 5 Preview

    Every time I tell you about a new Hoop Club project I think it’s my favourite one so far! This collaboration with brilliant illustrator Jane Foster...
  • My 3 favourite personal development books....

    So you may have noticed that I love a personal development book/guru/podcast/concept?! It's grown over the years of running the business I think, a...
  • Hoop Club Box 4 Preview

    I can tell you, I am REALLY enjoying getting the box 4 project ready. It’s chunky, it’s satisfying and oh my goodness just so textural and good! So...
  • Origami Stars Tutorial

      Here at Cotton Clara we love to add our own hand made decorations at Christmas! We’ve been making origami paper stars to make a festive garland ...
  • A really simple cross-stitch project

    I wanted to show you our Alphabet Hoop Kit, it gets a bit over looked by the single hoop kits but it’s a really lovely easy project, great for mak...
  • A letter to myself this November the 23rd 2020.....

    Building something is hard. You can’t be haphazard about this. It won’t just happen with some random spurts of effort every now and then, it’s goin...
  • A Pegboard Christmas Tree Pattern

    I’ve always loved this product, one of our very first - the pegboard cross-stitch kit. It’s simple and striking in it’s design, and looks great i...
  • Studio Tour Part 1

    I have lots of photos of our space here so I thought I'd share them on a blog! We moved in to this first floor studio space in June 2019 and we're ...
  • Hoop Club Box 3 Preview!

    So as usual, I'm putting sneak preview of this months kit here, so that those that want a surprise still get a surprise! So here it is, November'...
  • 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...