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Jessica Devin’s guide to beautiful embroidery

Want to know the secret to creating beautiful embroidery? Find out Jessica Devin’s approach to…

20 July 2020

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Cross stitch beehive pattern: free chart!

Download a free cross stitch beehive pattern – perfect as part of our garden stitch-a-long (SAL),…

16 July 2020

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Focus on… traditional kantha

Learn about the history and technique behind traditional kantha embroidery in our interview with…

10 July 2020

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Cross stitch birdhouse pattern: free chart!

Download a free cross stitch birdhouse pattern – beautiful as part of our garden stitch-a-long (SAL)…

03 July 2020

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Cross stitch garden patterns: six-part SAL with free charts!

Love all things nature? Enjoy this wonderful six-part garden stitch-a-long (SAL) by Durene Jones…

03 July 2020

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How to start and finish embroidery stitches

Learn how to start and finish your embroidery stitches with ease with the waste knot method, the…

26 June 2020

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From art and design to cross stitch: an interview with Durene Jones

We talk to Durene Jones, owner of Durene Jones Cross Stitch about all things stitching – from how…

19 June 2020

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Inspired by nature: an interview with Jessica Long Embroidery

Meet silk shading specialist, Jessica Long and admire her beautiful hand embroidery work inspired by…

12 June 2020

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Focus on… silk shading 

Learn about silk shading embroidery, a stunning stitching style that truly brings your embroidery to…

05 June 2020

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