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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.

Michelle Robinson from Poppy & Bliss | Meet the Designer

Michelle Robinson is the creative mind behind the fresh and modern crochet brand, Poppy & Bliss and the author of the gorgeous, bright and colourful new book Tunisian Crochet Workshop. Start at page 1 as a complete beginner and finish as an absolutely hooked graduate. The 12 projects included in Tunisian Crochet Workshop are gorgeous,…

Maire Curtis talks Japanese Embroidery

We are getting really excited for our next Craft Sanctuary retreat at the end of October. Maire Curtis will be teaching traditional Sashiko, Kojin and Silk Embroidery skills in a truly accessible way. Maire Curtis has written a guest post for us about the Craft Sanctuary and what she will be teaching while there. Only…

Hare Brooch Needle Felting Kit | Winning Wednesday

For this week’s Winning Wednesday we have a fantastic giveaway for you. We are giving you the chance to win the Hare Brooch Needle Felting Kit from Hawthorn Handmade. 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 really easy…

Yummy Cupcake Cross Stitch Kits to Drool Over

This week is National Cupcake Week! While I want to eat all the cupcakes in sight, that maybe isn’t so great for my health. So, in the spirit of the week, I will be stitching a cupcake instead! Here are my top Cupcake Cross Stitch kits to stitch. All the fun with none of the…

Windowsill with Flowers Cross Stitch Kit | Winning Wednesday

For this week’s Winning Wednesday we have a fantastic giveaway for you. We are giving you the chance to win the Windowsill with Flowers Cross Stitch Kit from Riolis. 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 really easy to…

Wafer Paper Cakes

Wafer Paper Cakes | Sneak Peek

Wafer Paper Cakes is the delicious new book from Stevi Auble, owner of Hey There, Cupcake! in San Diego. Master the techniques you need to create stunning cake designs using wafer paper – an exciting innovation in cake decorating. In this beautiful and unique book, leading wafer paper cake instructor Stevie Auble of boutique bakery Hey…

Cross Stitch Wizard | Freebie Friday

I know that quite a lot of you are cross stitch wizards. Your stitching skills are amazing. So this week I wanted to share another cross stitch wizard with you all. Imagine this cross stitch wizard stitched on a needle case, on a pair of boys pyjamas or a pillow for a fantasy fan. The book…