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Meet Jacob de Graaf of Modern Folk Embroidery

Jacob de Graaf is the creative force behind Modern Folk Embroidery. A few years ago Jacob struggled to find a design he wanted to stitch so decided to take the leap and design his own charts.  We are really excited to now be stocking  Modern Folk Embroidery charts at SewandSo. We caught up with Jacob…

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…

Stitched Linen Gift Bags

Stitched Linen Gift Bags

How’s this for a great idea this Christmas? Helen Philipps shows you how to make stitched linen gift bags in such a simple way… a pretty way to create your own DIY gift wrap this Christmas. These sweet little drawstring bags would be perfect to hold precious gifts, perhaps jewellery or other sparkly trinkets. You…

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DIY Cross Stitch Roses Pincushion

This beautiful cross stitch roses pincushion designed by Helen Philipps is easy to make – very vintage, very pretty and very useful at the same time! Cross stitch roses are timeless and work well with so many fabrics.   You Will Need • 28-count linen in pale pink, 10cm (4in) square • DMC stranded cottons…

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Floss and Mischief Amber Bee | Staff Makes

Recently I got an email from Nick, our Marketing exec, asking if I knew anyone in the office who wanted to show off their latest craft project. Well, I don’t think I have ever replied to an email as quickly as I have replied to that one. I wanted in! I have wanted to complete the Amber Bee…

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The Cross-Stitch Garden | Book Review

The Cross-Stitch Garden is the new book from Kazuko Aoki. It includes over 70 cross stitch motifs and 20 stunning projects. Inspired by her love of wildflowers, Kazuko decided to mix that love with her love of cross stitch to create this beautiful book.   Kazuko plants flowers in her garden, waits for them to grow,…

Friends cross Stitch Kit

Trending: Cross Stitch Folk Art

The current trend for folk art in fashion and interiors is bringing decorative folkloric colours and patterns into homes worldwide. Now cross stitchers can embrace the trend too with a new collection of cross stitch folk art kits from Polish design company Merejka. Folk art references are everywhere in fashion, home decor and even beauty.…