CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - APRIL 2019

Posted on May 01, 2019 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

My nan taught me to cross stitch when I was around 8 years old and I've now decided to pick it up again. Sadly, she passed away 4 weeks before my son was born so my first cross stitch piece is in memory of her to go in my son's bedroom.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Cross Stitch Kit, Inspiration, Map, World

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2019

Posted on April 01, 2019 by SALLY WILSON | 2 comments

Welcome to the Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for March 2019 where the winner will come away with a £20 gift voucher! I love this community we've built together and I want to showcase the personality and story of a special stitcher each month.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Cross Stitch, Design, Inspiration

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2019

Posted on March 01, 2019 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

Welcome to the first ever Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for February 2019 where the winner will come away with a £20 gift voucher! I love this community we've built together and I want to showcase the personality and story of a special stitcher each month.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Cross Stitch, Design, Free, Inspiration

BRITISH CRAFT AWARDS 2019 - WE WON!

Posted on February 27, 2019 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

So you remember back in October 2018 when I was asking for your votes in the British Craft Awards? We only went and WON! Stitch Designer of the Year 2019 - I'm still coming back down to Earth I think!  

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

HOW TO GROW A CREATIVE BUSINESS

Posted on October 16, 2018 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

I drove many, many miles down to Syon Park to attend the 'Congregation of Inspiration.' As I exited the carpark and walked through the gates, the sight that greeted me was more than even I could have hoped for. The coloured boardwalk, inspirational signs up everywhere and THAT balloon arch of dreams.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Business, Inspiration

CANCER TREATMENT AND CRAFTS

Posted on September 17, 2018 by Vicky Newbold | 2 comments

Summer 2017. I’d just turned 40, with 4 young children, and a successful career as a lawyer. The last thing I expected to find was that lump. But I did. And it was breast cancer.

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Posted in Benefits, Blog Posts, Cross Stitch Kit, Inspiration, Relaxation, Stitch-a-Long

CRAFTS FOR DEALING WITH ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Posted on August 13, 2018 by SALLY WILSON | 1 comment

Recently I was lucky enough to write a guest blog post over on Loretta's popular cross stitch site: Stitching The Night Away. Having run a cross stitch business for nearly 3 years, I regularly hear stitchers' stories and experiences of how cross stitch has not only helped them, but would go so far as to say its changed their lives. 

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Posted in Benefits, Blog Posts, Cross Stitch, Inspiration, Relaxation

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