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Tips and Techniques from Paint with Thread

We gathered some of the most useful tips and techniques from Paint with Thread, to help you get a feel for the book and all the amazing projects you will find in it. Paint with Thread is the culmination of all of Emillie’s skills and years of experience in this wonderful, meditative art form. Each design […]

New Historic Stumpwork Course Now Available

RSN Video Online Courses is a partnership between David and Charles and the Royal School of Needlework to deliver self-paced distance learning courses online.  From the website rsnonlinecourses.com, you can enroll in hand embroidery tuition provided by qualified Royal School of Needlework Tutors. Courses are taken in your own home or location of your choice on any device with an internet connection. This autumn, we […]

Cross Stitch for the Soul Book Emma Congdon

Cross Stitch Inspiration from Emma Congdon

Cross Stitch is one of our all-time favorite ways to spend our weekends, but sometimes, you need some inspiration (and guidance) to really create some beautiful stitches. Emma Congdon, better known in the Cross Stitch community as ‘Stitchrovia’ has just released her second book, Cross Stitch for the Earth and we’re loving it. Combining a […]

#hoopyourself challenge

#hoopyourself challenge uniting embroiderers

Instagram user Carissa Caples of @setfreecreative had a simple idea: “Take a picture of your face framed by a hoop (the smaller the better!) and tag some of your favorite embroidery artists to keep it going… I’m hoping this can strengthen the feeling of community among embroidery artists and add some laughter to this stressful […]

16 Cornerstone Books for all Crafts

Many people are turning to arts and crafts to keep themselves occupied during a period of time at home. We’ve put together this list of essential books for a range of crafts. Each book provides you with everything you need to start a new craft or return to a neglected hobby. Our books are available from […]