On Saturday my little sister got married. On Saturday morning I finally finished the project I had been working on to mark the occasion. Clearly I still continue to cultivate remarkable procrastination skills! I did enjoy working on these two hoops. When I work on these negative space pieces, I love how the shape emerges … More Tying the Knot
Despite travelling to England – a two day journey through sun, snow, rain and hailstones – last week was a quite the week for finishing off projects. Today I wanted to share the completed Spring garland. So this is what it looked like when I asked for suggestions about what to stitch in the middle. … More Squaring the Circle
On Saturday, we took a stroll into the historical centre to sit in the piazza, drink a Spritz and just take it all in. The hour between noon and one o’clock is always particularly busy as everyone has aperitivo before disappearing for lunch. Friends meet to gossip, families gather – we saw one young couple … More Getting my Colour Back
Well, alright, that title may be a little over ambitious! But this little project, made entirely of French Knots is quick and fun (honest!). It only requires a small quantity of fabric and you can use up left over floss so it is thrifty too. What’s not to love?! So here are your essential tools … More A Project that will Make You Love French Knots
In recent weeks I have posted a number of pictures of projects, here and on IG, that have mostly been made up of French Knots. It is one of those stitches that seems to provoke a reaction, even amongst experienced stitchers. A couple of people have asked me what the secret to successful French Knots might be. It … More What’s Knot to Love?