Ideas

  • 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...
  • 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...