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THE BRITISH CRAFT AWARDS 2019

Posted on October 24, 2018 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

You can imagine how excited I was this week to learn that both myself and Caterpillar Cross Stitch had been shortlisted in three separate categories for the British Craft Awards 2019 - Cross Stitch Designer, Cross Stitch Brand and Cross Stitch Retailer!

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Posted in Blog Posts, Business, Crafts

CROSS STITCH TERMINOLOGY AND ACRONYMS EXPLAINED!

Posted on October 24, 2017 by SALLY WILSON | 4 comments

You love to cross stitch and most of the time you know what other stitchers are talking about in those Facebook groups or in Flosstube videos. But there are still a few acronyms and weird terms used in the cross stitch world that go over your head. Well you’re not alone! Here’s my comprehensive list of 65 terms, to help you understand why on earth people are talking about frogs!

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Posted in Crafts, Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Kit, Cross Stitch Pattern, Free, Stitch-a-Long

A GUIDE TO CROSS STITCH FABRICS AND NEEDLES

Posted on April 18, 2017 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

When you're new to cross stitch (or even when you've been stitching for some time), choosing fabric and understanding the differences can be challenging! On the one hand, it’s fantastic that there's so much choice to make our pieces truly unique but it can also be a little bit overwhelming at times. Here's my beginners guide to making sense of cross stitch fabrics…

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Posted in Blog Posts, Crafts, Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Kit, Fabric, Needles

HOW TO: A SIMPLE VALENTINE'S DAY CROSS STITCH CARD!

Posted on January 21, 2017 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

I know it feels like we've only just gotten over Christmas and into January, but Valentine's Day will soon be upon us! And what better way to say "I love you" than with a personal handmade cross stitch card. Yeah, sure, its a lot easier to buy a card at the shops, but I always feel that it means more when the gift is handcrafted with love and care.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Crafts, Cross Stitch, Inspiration, Valentines

NURSERY DESIGN - WOODEN HEIGHT CHART TUTORIAL

Posted on March 22, 2016 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

With a new baby soon to be on the scene, this is the first in a series of blog posts about nursery design and crafts...

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Posted in Blog Posts, Crafts, Design, DIY, Inspiration, Nursery Decor

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