Posts tagged embroidery

Crafts: Gold Embroidery

Crafts: Gold Embroidery

We are feeling the metallic love at Pearl and Earl – and I have been experimenting with gold threads and crafty papers. So this simple embroidery by makenziandmadilyn really caught my eye.  It is a simple technique using back stitch over hand written text.  Present idea anyone?

Free Sapphire Battersea Sampler by Jacqui P

Free Sapphire Battersea Sampler by Jacqui P

Designed by Jacqui for Jacqueline Wilson (read about it here)..  We have made it super easy for you to download your free Sapphire Battersea sampler..  simply JUST CLICK HERE >>> FREE SAPPHIRE BATTERSEA SAMPLER to view and download your pdf pattern… available for a limited time only! You can find instructions on how to stitch […]

Jacqueline Wilson’s Super Fan Party

Jacqueline Wilson’s Super Fan Party

Regular readers will know of my recent commission by Dame Jacqueline Wilson to create a crafty piece to coincide with the launch of her new book Sapphire Battersea. Jacqueline Wilson is a legend – and the most borrowed author in British Libraries, selling over 25 million books in the UK alone.  Most famous perhaps for […]

Free Jacqueline Wilson Sampler for Sapphire Battersea

Free Jacqueline Wilson Sampler for Sapphire Battersea

This week is the launch of the new book by Jacqueline Wilson – Sapphire Battersea. At the beginning of this year I was asked by Jacqueline and the team from Jacqueline Wilson Magazine (JW Mag) to design a sampler that Sapphire could have stitched over the course of her life. It has to be naive […]

Poppylicious

Poppylicious

How delicious are these mini hand embroidered poppies by  Sidereal on Etsy.? Her tiny embroidered hoops come in a variety of colours and are a mini wall delight. Perfect pressie we think.. Poppylicious

Upcycled Tablecloth Embroidery

Upcycled Tablecloth Embroidery

You will note from my posts that today has been a creative day in the studio..  playing with new techniques and getting on with the hard core stitching up of the projects for my book. (Which I cannot wait to share) One of the little trials I did was with the whistle while you work […]

Yarn Inspiration

Yarn Inspiration

I am a very lucky girl – as I had a delivery this week from DMC with lots of new yarns to play with.  So today I was busy sorting out my new hoard and grouping them in themes for new projects that I am working on..  as little quick stitches for gifts. First up […]

Jacqueline Wilson Commission

Jacqueline Wilson Commission

Those of you who follow us on Twitter may be aware that we have been commissioned by Dame Jacqueline Wilson to create a crafty piece to coincide with the launch of her new book Sapphire Battersea. Jacqueline Wilson is a legend – and the most borrowed author in British Libraries, selling over 25 million books in […]

Embroidered Book Covers to die for

Embroidered Book Covers to die for

 Of late I have been working on some new embroidery and quilting designs – experimenting until I get it right.  Part of the process has been to seekout contemporary embroidery “Style Muses” .. to see how they are taking this oldest of crafts into the modern age, maybe picking up a little inspiration along the […]

Strawberry Tees …

Strawberry Tees …

Still on an EMBROIDERY theme…  I made this little Strawberry tee with my daughter this weekend…  she did the blanket stitch (with a little help from mum) on the sleeves, and also drew the strawberries on the tee for stitching with one of our NEW WATER SOLUBLE PENS in our embroidery tool section.We have also […]

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