All posts by Nadine


About Nadine

Nadine dabbles in a wide range crafts. If it's pretty and she wants to make it, she'll learn the technique to do so. She is also never without a cup of tea in her hands.

Mags Story

Mag’s Story

I suffered severe post-natal depression after the birth of my second child. I had a daughter of 15 months and a newborn and I was convinced I was a terrible mum and my kids would be better off without me. I rarely went out, preferring to hide away with my children (I was in a…


Pondicherry by French General for Moda is here!

We are so excited to have Moda fabric now in store. One of our first ranges we have in is Pondicherry by French General. This delightful fabric range is a perfect way to celebrate French Generals 20th birthday. Inspired by the colours of an 18th-century French colony in India, Pondicherry includes small Indienne prints, floral block…


Death By Cross Stitch | Winning Wednesday

For this week’s Winning Wednesday we have a fantastic giveaway for you. We are giving you the chance to win the Death By Cross Stitch cross stitch chart from Long Dog sampler. We offer up something new for our Winning Wednesday giveaway every week – with prizes ranging from DMC threads to stunning cross stitch kits. It’s…

Classic Knit Shawls

Classic Knit Shawls | Sneak peek

A shawl may be the perfect knitting project. It’s quick to stitch, the ideal size for trying new techniques, and the end result is a versatile, practical accessory. Whether light and airy for a warm summer evening or cosy and cabled to protect against winter’s chill, you can’t go wrong with a shawl. For this…

Welcome to The World

Welcome To The World | Fabric Crush

Welcome To The World is the new fabric range from Lewis and Irene. The range is perfect for making a wide range of baby and child projects. The black outlines used are easier for babies to see and all the animals featured have their babies with them. The Welcome To The World range is extra special…


Death by Cross Stitch | Julia Line Guest Blog

The Death by Cross Stitch chart is taking the cross stitch world by storm. Released in June 2016 to mark the 20th anniversary of Long Dog Samplers it was an instant hit. The creative talent behind Death by Cross Stitch is Julia Line. We asked her to write a guest blog for us to explain how…