Ideas

  • 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...
  • Focus, Focus And Then Focus Some More.....

    Over the past 12 months I’ve been really trying to nail down what my ‘thing’ is. I know I tend to get distracted and want to do everything, i sta...
  • New Studio Tour

    I got the keys to my new studio two weeks  ago and it is making me very happy! There is lots of work to do to get it looking spic and span but I’m...
  • Take That Risk

    As I write I’ve just pressed the button on buying flights to New York in September. Oh my goodness. I feel a bit sick. I’m sure for some people ...