Tag Archives: embroidery

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Mindful embroidery for beginners

So whether you already embroiderer or you’re on my Easy Embroidery! course you might have noticed how mindful embroidery can be. By that, I don’t mean that you do chain stitch while wrestled into downward dog. I mean that creating repetitive stitches can easily be as calming, soothing and meditative a practice as sitting cross […]

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How to buy and use an embroidery hoop

Here’s a question: how would anyone know how to buy and use an embroidery hoop if they have never bought or used an embroidery hoop? Thing is, when it IS time to go looking for one (when, say, you are starting my Easy Embroidery! course for complete beginners) it’s a bit of an alien landscape. […]

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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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