Book Review: Stitch – Step by Step

Book Review: Stitch – Step by Step

May 26, 20140

There is one particular brightly coloured book that I have admiring in bookshops for quite some time, and a few months ago I was delighted to find a copy  had…

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‘We Love Low Cost Living’ Event with the Hornbeam

‘We Love Low Cost Living’ Event with the Hornbeam

March 23, 20140

Do you ever get stressed about using your money well? Do you have any good advice about saving money? I know I worry about budgeting sometimes, and it seems to…

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Book Review: The Embroidered Garden

Book Review: The Embroidered Garden

August 14, 20130

The Embroidered Garden by Lois Vickers is a lovely book with some beautiful pieces of embroidery based on flowers and gardens. It features some complicated, time-consuming designs and quite a…

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Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

January 23, 20130

Everything Alice: The Wonderland Book of Makes by Hannah Read-Baldrey and Christine Leech I first came across this book at an Alice in Wonderland themed birthday party, where the host…

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Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

January 2, 20131

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker It isn’t often that a book changes your life, much less so a book which isn’t a…

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Book Review: Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry

Book Review: Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry

December 5, 20122

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful” is perhaps the most famous adage spoken and written by William Morris.…

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