stitch festival 2022

See Emma Congdon’s latest designs at The Stitch Festival

Emma Congdon, designer of the “Cross Stitch for” series is appearing at The Stitch Festival (3-6th March 2022) and showing you her latest and greatest designs! From the upcoming title, “Cross Stitch for the Heart” Emma will show you a range of cross stitch designs that are packed full of love! The “Cross Stitch for” […]

Meet the author of Tilda's Toy Box Tone Finnanger

Meet The Author of the Tilda Collection: Tone Finnanger

  Tone Finnanger is the founder and sole designer of the internationally recognized Tilda brand, which she started in 1999 at the age of 25. Tone grew up in Oslo, the capital of Norway, and now lives and works on a small island in the Oslofjord. Her education is in classical printing and graphic design. […]

free pattern slouchy cat hat from cat knits

FREE Pattern: Slouchy Cat Hat from Cat Knits

We have another free hat knitting pattern for you. This time is a Slouchy Cat Hat from our book Cat Knits. This hat knitting pattern is perfect for this wintery weather and of course, is stylish.   Cat Knits is the ultimate cat lover’s collection of knitting patterns for garments and accessories. If you love […]

intro to botanical painting watercolour

Introduction to Botanical Painting

Join Botanical artist Rachel Pedder Smith for this introduction to botanical illustration and learn how to build up layers of watercolour to create an almost photo-like painting of a bell pepper. This course is brought to you by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in partnership with David and Charles. Watercolour has always been the predominant […]

burnout journal

The Anti-Burnout Journal is here!

The Anti-Burnout Journal is here to help you battle burnout! Have you ever felt burnt out? Chances are, someone else you know has too. Since 2017, searches related to burnout have risen on average 41% annually with over 77% of employees saying they’ve experienced ‘burnout’. Bex Spiller is a former burnt-out entrepreneur who is getting ready […]

Painting Expressive Roses in Watercolour

This online course from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is brought to you in partnership with David and Charles and is launching soon. You can embark on a journey into impressionistic watercolour – a loose and flowing form of painting that will help you capture the charm and glow of the most popular of all flowers. In this fine-art […]

kew gardens course

Capturing the Inner Beauty of Flowers in Pen and Ink

This online course from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is brought to you in partnership with David and Charles and is launching soon. You can embark on a journey into botanical illustration – a very enjoyable art form that requires attention to detail, focussing your attention on the astounding variation found in nature. Pen and […]