Tapestry

From cushion covers to wall hangings, fire screens to pictures, we have a wide range of beautiful tapestry and needlepoint kits for you to choose from in our store as well as tips, hints and techniques to help you on your way.

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The Big Chill – Tempting Tapestry For Mindfulness

Aptly named ‘The Big Chill‘ these floor cushions are a whopping 90 x 90cm. DMC have brought the traditional past time of tapestry bang up to date for modern lifestyles and stylish interiors with this range. Suitable for beginners, these giant tapestry floor cushion kits reward up to two hundred hours of mindful stitching with a comfortable…

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How to make a loom | DIY Woven Art

DIY Woven Art is the new book from Rachel Denbow. We love the art of weaving, you can create some stunning wall hangings, rugs and more. Starting out in this craft is easier than you think, you can even create your own loom. We have taken a tutorial from the book on how to do…

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Woven Art Trend Alert

While those ‘in the know’ saw a surge in the woven art trend in the Autumn of last year, it has now trickled down to us mere mortals and we can’t get enough! Woven art has come back as a result of a 70’s revival that has come flying into our lives. Consequently, fibre folk have…

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…

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Contemporary Needlepoint with Felicity Hall

We chatted to contemporary needlepoint designer Felicity Hall about cross stitch, needlepoint and her book, Stitch Alphabets & Numbers… When did you learn to cross stitch, and what’s the first thing you made? “I was taught to cross stitch at primary school initially at a very young age – we were lucky enough to have…