All posts by Nadine

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.

Butterfly Fairy SG

Butterfly Fairy Cross Stitch Chart

Fairy cross stitch charts are some of the best charts to stitch. They are beautiful and delicate and often depicted among floral scenes. This White Admiral Fairy is drinking in the scent of her favourite flower, the honeysuckle. The fresh summery colours would be perfect adorning a simple bag. You will need: 23 x 18cm (9…

Ribbon Embroidery Tips & Tricks by Sophie Long

When it comes to ribbon embroidery, Sophie Long is a real authority in the craft. She regularly teaches the skill for the Royal School of needlework, having graduated from there herself in 2008 and has taught at our Craft Sanctuary events. Ribbon work embroidery is such a fun technique, technically it is simple to work and…

Garden Lyricism Ribbon Embroidery 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 latest Ribbon Embroidery kit from PANNA, Garden Lyricism. 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…

Cross Stitch Letters | Freebie Friday

Cross Stitch letters are perfect for a wide variety of projects, personalising cushions, stitching phrases and sayings and gift tags to name a few. It is always handy to have a few different styles of font to hand, so you can pick one that matches the project you are working on. These floral letters, designed…

Fantastic Fantasy Cross Stitch Kits That Are Irresistible

Fantasy cross stitch kits are among some of our favourite kits to stitch. They are full of mesmerizing colours, enchanting creatures and draw you into another world. Here are some of our favourite fantasy cross stitch kits that we think you will love too. 1 Cut Thru range from Bothy Threads These kits are so much…

Book Bag Pattern

Book Bag Pattern with Cross Stitch Anchor Detail

From 101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create this Book Bag Tote has many functions. A Book Bag, a shopping carrier or a beach bag, this sturdy tote is a simple sewing project that will serve you well. Created by Grace Harvey for 101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create it uses one fabric for the exterior with a…

Marina by Makower | Fabric Crush

Marina is the new fabric range from Makower and we have completely fallen in love with it. Reminiscent of holiday home decor it brings fond memories of summers by the coast. Detailed quirky harbour scenes and classic nautical images in traditional colourings with a splash of vibrant orange. Beach Huts, boats and fish work beautifully…