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Happy Fathers Day!

Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads in the world.. but especially 2 of them.  My own super epic awesome Dad who I admire and love more every single day.  Then there is of course Mr H ..  husband and father to our kids.  Today we will mostly be hanging out on family adventures, I […]
June 21, 2015 by pearlandearl

Retro Icon PDF’s

My retro icon cross stitch designs are now available as PDF patterns on the site.  Featuring a Campervan, Mix Tape, Chopper Bike and Space Hopper toy, you can stitch them as outlines or fill in and stitch on coloured evenweave.  The choice is yours. SHOP PDF PATTERNS
March 10, 2015 by pearlandearl

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 […]

Supersize Crayon Cross Stitch

Just finished this big bad cross stitch… as part of my Supersize Series being released on the run up to my book SUPERSIZE STITCHES. All the kits are getting a revamp.. and will be live on the site over the next couple of weeks Happy Stitching x

Underground Stitching Part 2

I shared with you on a previous post the start of my London Underground Cross Stitch kit … and the launch online at Jacqui P has been a roaring success with you all. So I thought I would take the time to show you the finished item – complete with Victoria Line Blue Pom Pom […]

Olympic Inspired Cross Stitch

As part of my alternative stitching for the London 2012 games ..  I am thrilled to launch Number 2 in the series (following the London Underground Cross Stitch)  … My “Sporty Stitching” It was the hardest to do – not technically, but because I had to be really careful that the project does not breach […]

Crafty Strawberries

Well it is that time of year in Sussex and we are off to pick Strawberries tomorrow ready for the big Jubilee weekend..  so I thought I would share a crafty strawberry find I found by thecozyproject… Loving the Aqua / Strawberry combination on their coffee cosy, which is almost good enough to eat!…

My Patchwork Stash Pack

I am experimenting at the moment with Patchwork – and just bought myself a stash of fabrics from Pelanna Patchwork, including this super cute pack from Riley Blake … My trusty Janome and 1.4 inch foot are at the ready – and I will let you know how I get on…
May 25, 2012 by pearlandearl

Pinterest and the Crochet Mermaid

PInterest is one of my new obsessions.. and yes I know I am late to the table, but there is a good reason for this….  I knew that when I joined, I would be sucked up into a world of pretty pictures for hours upon end! .. well I was right!  But a new work […]

Cross Stitch Wall Stickers

Of course I love cross stitch … but I am LOVING these wall stickers by Lauren Moriarty Available in a variety of colours – you can recreate your favourite stitching project on a wall in a jiffy.  Each pack comes with instructions and a grid for you to make up your text or design at […]