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Easy Embroidery! A 12-step course on sewing your own hoops

Learn how to embroider your own hoops! First three lessons FREE! Subscriptions and EXCLUSIVE Facebook group open NOW! EARLY BIRD price of ONLY £35 when remaining nine lessons go on sale! First lesson on FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2019! So have you ever fancied doing an easy embroidery course? You have? Whew! Because I’m launching my […]

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My personal projects: a sneeky peek.

It’s just struck me that you never see my personal projects (not a euphemism). OK, so you see the things I make for everyone else but as for personal projects you know nothing. Nada. Nowt. Fuck all. Well, seeing as it is the long Easter weekend here in the UK – when you’ll all be […]

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11 Tricks to Stop You Comparing Creativity (And Why I Use Them All)

Be honest now. Comparing creativity is a trap that loads of us fall into. When I started sewing I compared my work to others so often that I was almost incapable of stitching. I became convinced that my work would never be as interesting, professional, functional or beautiful. Happily, that’s all changed and experience has […]

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Sewing with depression (16 practical tricks and tips)

Look, we’ve all read about how activities such as sewing ease depression, right? Well that’s all delightful apart from one shrieking klaxon of a problem: no one ever tells us how to sew when we actually have depression. In fact, telling us to cross stitch when we can barely wash is like telling Boris Johnson […]

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