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Stitch Club Volume 1 - Book Marks

Our alternative book marks also arrived yesterday for packing. They can be used as colour reference charts for your stash of yarn. #stitchclubbook #crafteratti #jacquip #appletonwool #britishwool #dmcembroidery

October 07, 2017 by Jacqui P

Cross Stitch : Tapestry V Crewel Wool

I am often asked what the difference is between Tapestry and Crewel Cross Stitch Kits…  so I thought I would try and address this / pass on some advice in this post.. Crewel wool is much finer than Tapestry.  It is 2 ply (has 2 strands twisted to make 1 thread) and we use it […]
April 09, 2015 by Jacqui P

New Pigment Pastels

March 26, 2015 by Jacqui P

Colour: New Pigment Pastels

Today I have been playing with Pigment Pastels .. new colour combinations that I am a little in love with.  Just deciding how to best utilise their delicious colours.  What do you think?
March 20, 2015 by pearlandearl

Yarn Inspiration

I am a very lucky girl – as I had a delivery this week from DMC with lots of new yarns to play with.  So today I was busy sorting out my new hoard and grouping them in themes for new projects that I am working on..  as little quick stitches for gifts. First up […]
August 26, 2011 by pearlandearl

Rainbow Yarn Packs

We have just launched some YARN PACKS on our site in our favourite colours..  including the rainbow brights above and jewels below.With mini hand twisted hanks in a variety of colours – these are great for MINI PROJECTS of for just starting out with wool cross stitch / needlepoint.  They are available in both TAPESTRY […]
May 03, 2011 by pearlandearl

Thrifty Stitching Tips

embroidered sainsburys basics napkins January is a penny pinching month at the best of times – let alone in the depths of a recession!  I have read lots of comments and had lots of emails of late about ‘thrifty crafting’ from lots of lovely folk.Whilst it is our job to tempt you with all our […]
January 17, 2011 by pearlandearl

New Yarn Stash

I feel very lucky that someone kindly donated me this mega stash of stranded cotton (and a few others) yarn…  now to untwist it and think of some lovely things to make / embroider with all the fab new colours that I have…. Off to design some new embroideries
October 03, 2010 by Andrew Rabbit