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Press: Profile and Retro Caravan Design

Cross Stitcher 256 sees the first design for the magazine being published after a years absense busy doing my book… and it will be the first of 5 projects over the next five issues. The theme was Holiday Stitching – so inspired by our own retro caravan.   My vintage van master Victor is a […]

Cross Stitcher 256: Trends Zig a Zig Ahh

Cross Stitcher 256 sees the first design for the magazine being published after a years absense busy doing my book… and it will be the first of 5 projects over the next five issues. For my trend column for issue 256 I have focussed on the most graphic of stripes to grace just about everything…  […]
August 08, 2012 by Jacqui P

Cross Stitcher 253 – Supersize Trends

Cross Stitcher issue 253 is out this week.. and my column this month is all about SUPERSIZE TREATS… (with a little nod to my new SUPERSIZE STITCHING BOOK) There is something quintessentially British about a cup of tea and a biscuit.  I have a lot of love for nostalgic munchies.. and it appears that lots […]

More Stitching ideas for the Diamond Jubilee!

Hot on the heels of my blog post on our own Jubilee Stitching ideas… the team at  Cross Stitcher came up with their own selection of Jubilee Stitching inspiration, including our very own Stamp….  thanks ladies x via Stitching ideas for the Diamond Jubilee! | Cross Stitcher.

Upcycled Tablecloth Embroidery

You will note from my posts that today has been a creative day in the studio..  playing with new techniques and getting on with the hard core stitching up of the projects for my book. (Which I cannot wait to share) One of the little trials I did was with the whistle while you work […]
August 26, 2011 by pearlandearl

Retro Chic Icon Stitching

I said I would share more of our Cross Stitcher pieces available in this months mag – and here they are.. The team wanted to do some quick stitch Nostalgic Icons – and seeing as that is what Pearl and Earl is all about we interpreted some of them into mini adaptable stitch charts. Choose […]
August 17, 2011 by pearlandearl

Cath Kidston Cross Stitcher Freebie

Whilst my design is on the cover of this months CrossStitcher 243 – the team have landed a super coup with a free Cath Kidston Stanley Dog pattern – taken from her book STITCH. There is the pattern as taken from the book and instructions on how to make up into a lovely pencilcase.  Whether […]
August 16, 2011 by pearlandearl

Cross Stitcher latest Cover

Issue 243 of Cross Stitcher is out this week and we are thrilled to have our 6th cover this year!  I love the WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK design – simply because I was working in my new vintage colour palette.. and could not help but “hum a merry tune” Those of you familiar with most […]
August 16, 2011 by pearlandearl

Cross Stitcher 241 Designs

Cross Stitcher issue 241 hit our mats this morning.. and we were thrilled to see that we had our 5th cover project this year.  For this issue we were asked to do something a little different – and came up with these round Folklore Hippy Chic Cushions.  Designing on the round was a challenge due […]
June 10, 2011 by pearlandearl

Moroccan Delights

Oh my gosh…  I could hardly bear the excitement when the team at Cross Stitcher Magazine sent me this picture, hot from the photo shoot of the JULY project I have designed for the cover.  As you know, I write a regular column for the mag.. and for the Summer cover we were working with […]
May 13, 2011 by pearlandearl