Tag: Embroidery

April Instagram Embroidery finds for Sew and So

Top Nine Instagram Embroidery Finds this April

Stay on top of your game with this monthly dose of Instagram embroidery inspiration designed to flood your feed with colour and creativity while building community and improving your chances of being reposted… Upping your social media game is tricky especially when it comes to finding quality hashtags to add to your posts and like-minded…

collage of top nine needlecraft finds on Instagram including stumpwork butterfly, cross stitched knitting and thread painted bird

Top Nine Needlecraft Instagram Finds this March

Stay on top of your game with this monthly dose of needlecraft Instagram inspiration designed to flood your feed with colour and creativity whilst building community and improving your chances of being reposted… Top Row L-R: @mermerje @homestitchness @happygwensday, Middle Row L-R: @peacockandfig @dietryingtx @ butik_el.emegi, Bottom Row L-R: @uskonst @paulina.bart @kraftastrophe Upping your social…

Bead Embroidery Basics

Bead Embroidery Basics

Bead embroidery transforms everyday objects into luxury items. Beading expert Dorothy Wood runs through the basics of bead embroidery so that you can bring some shimmer and sparkle to your projects. Preparing to embroider If the fabric is flimsy it needs to be supported in a hoop or frame while working so that the beadwork…

Embroidered Felt Tree Decorations

Nancy Nicholson is the undisputed queen of folk-style embroidery. We adore Nancy’s little embroidered felt tree decorations – they are perfect for Christmas but also cute enough for all year round. Made from simple materials – felt and floss – you can have fun playing with different colours and patterns and see what you can…

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Tamar Nahir-Yanai’s Illustrations Come to Life in Embroidery

Illustrator, embroidery artist and mother of two, Tamar Nahir-Yanai has some of the most endearing and adorable embroidery designs around. Her illustrations transfer into embroidery kits perfectly and her dreamy style is instantly recognisable. Tamar’s illustrations are quite romantic, like a fairy tale and this is probably why these kits appeal so much to woman and young…

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Top 10 Stocking fillers for crafters

It is often the case that stocking fillers get filled with items then don’t get used passed dinner time on Christmas day. So, we have our top 10 stocking fillers that crafters will love, and use for their crafting endeavours throughout the following year.  Thread! Every cross stitcher needs thread. DMC have released a Christmas…

SewandSo Helps Restore Blenheim Palace Tapestries and Cushions

Magnificent 18th-century Blenheim Palace tapestries and cushions have undergone painstaking renovation work in an effort to reverse their decline, with help from the team at SewandSo…   A few months ago, we were contacted by textile conservator Emma Telford, seeking the finest Soie d’Alger threads to be used in her Blenheim re-embroidery projects. Intrigued by…