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New Supersize Stitches Kits

We launched our selection of stitching kits for Supersize Stitches in the hope that it would make creating the kits easier for you.  The feedback has been lovely, so today, as requested, we have launched another 2 kits for your stitching pleasure.  The Retro Floral Tile and the Psychedelic Circle Cushion. Remember we are not […]
March 02, 2015 by pearlandearl

ADVENTURES: Notes from Hay

The last week of May is always the now internationally renowned Hay Festival – in Hay-On-Wye on the Welsh borders.  We love the town and often visit out of season, spending hours with the kids browsing the many book shops – in particular BOOTHS, probably the most well known, and certainly the biggest.  Filled to […]
June 09, 2014 by Jacqui P

Press: Sew goes Supersize

This month the lovely folk at Sew Magazine did a 3 page feature on Supersize Stitches .. and even snuck a picture from the book on the cover (see my Supersize Russian Doll admiring herself!).  Cheers folks – glad you liked it.  If you buy the mag they are also running a special offer inside, […]
October 27, 2012 by Jacqui P

Supersize Crafts : Pouffe

Last but not least of the preview projects during Supersize Week – is this folksy Pouffe!  Stitched on 7 count with tapestry yarn, you could make it up into a round cushion – but in the book I give you instruction about how to make it into a modern day pouffe. This is one of […]
October 15, 2012 by Jacqui P

Supersize Crafts : Supersized Cutlery

Day 6 of Supersize Book Launch Week – and I have chosen to share a peek at my Cutlery Giant Wall Hanging.  Not for the faint hearted this one!  I first tackled cross stitch cutlery (or Flatware as the Americans like to call it) for a project I designed for Cross Stitcher in 2010 (published […]
October 13, 2012 by Jacqui P

Press: Make and Do Love

The Crafty Delightful Perri Lewis was kind enough to post kind words about SUPERSIZE STITCHES on her blog …  and she has her own Crafty Title MATERIAL WORLD out in November which yours truly contributed to – along with lots of other experts.  Crafty Bookshelf Essential we feel – cant wait to see it. >BUY […]
October 12, 2012 by Jacqui P

Book: Boxes Land at HQ

  Today is the day that my book SUPERSIZE STITCHES officially launches – and a big pile of boxes arrived with the title emblazoned on the side.  Excited?  Me?  I nearly spontaneously combusted!  I am sorry to be so overtly giddy – but this is my first book and I am going to bask in […]
October 11, 2012 by Jacqui P

Supersize Crafts : Russian Doll

Day 3 of the SUPERSIZE Book Launch week – and project 3 to share is this shaped Russian Doll.  For the book I stitched her on 5 count canvas with 2 threads of tapestry yarn… this way you can use finer canvases to make other sizes, and I include instructions for the variations in with […]
October 10, 2012 by Jacqui P

Supersize Crafts : Zig a Zig Glasses

Day 2 of the SUPERSIZE book week – and project preview no 2 is this retro zig zag glasses case.  Featuring one of my infinity patterns ‘The Chevron’.  You can repeat these patterns till you run out of canvas! On Friday I will be at the Knit and Stitch Show at Alexandra Palace teaching a […]
October 09, 2012 by Jacqui P

Supersize Crafts : Supersize Granny Test

This week my book SUPERSIZE STITCHES finally hits down from the printers (towards the end of the week I am told)…  which makes me beyond excited!  It’s my first book and it is quite a big deal for me and definitely one thing ticked off my bucket list! Last month Cross Stitcher published an extract […]
October 08, 2012 by Jacqui P