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CROSS STITCH, CANCER AND ME.

Posted on September 17, 2018 by Vicky Newbold | 1 comment

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

THE CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG 2018 IS HERE!

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

Christmas is by far my favourite time of year - although, doesn't everyone say that?! Fires, mulled wine, Michael Buble on repeat, pantos and the non-stop eating, its basically my idea of heaven. 

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Posted in Blog Posts, Christmas, Cross Stitch Kit, Cross Stitch Pattern, Design, Stitch-a-Long

ADVENTURE AWAITS! THE 2018 WORLD MAP STITCH-A-LONG

Posted on July 03, 2018 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

When I was 21 I got the travelling bug. Bored at university and with long Summer holidays usually wasted at home, I decided to jet off with 15 strangers to Vancouver for 3 months. From there, my explorations continued with trips to Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and a 6 month work placement in Sydney.

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Posted in Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Kit, Fabric, Map, Stitch-a-Long, World

2017 ROUND UP AND A BIG FAT THANK YOU

Posted on December 21, 2017 by SALLY WILSON | 1 comment

As the end of 2017 draws near, I wanted to take a moment to look back on this past year and thank you all for your continued support whether you've bought a kit, PDF pattern, joined a stitch-a-long, or simply watched one of our YouTube videos.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Christmas, Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Kit, Design, Stitch-a-Long

THE CHRISTMAS 'DASH AWAY' STITCH-A-LONG!

Posted on July 04, 2017 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

Following on from the success of the current Happiness is Homemade SAL, we have decided to launch a new Christmas SAL! We start stitching 'Dash Away!' on 4th August 2017 and pre-order is open now HERE!

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Posted in Blog Posts, Christmas, Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Kit, Stitch-a-Long

CROSS STITCHER MAGAZINE SUMMER 2017 - SKETCHBOOK SECRETS!

Posted on June 06, 2017 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

I'm so excited to be included in the special Summer 2017 issue of Cross Stitcher magazine as I know so many of you are subscribers! I spoke all about my inspiration behind my cross stitch kit 'Watercolour Alphabet' and shared some of my early sketches when designing the piece.

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Posted in Blog Posts, Cross Stitch Kit, Cross Stitcher Magazine, Inspiration

A BEGINNER'S 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

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