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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

CROSS STITCH CHANGES LIVES.

Posted on August 13, 2018 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

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

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

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

THE DESIGN PROCESS - CROSS STITCH INSPIRATION AND IDEAS

Posted on November 30, 2015 by SALLY WILSON | 0 comments

I often pick up inspiration even when I'm not looking for it. A colourful pattern in tiles outside, paintings, fashion or interior design. Sometimes the initial stages flow quite easily and ideas for a new pattern seem to come together quickly, then othertimes, I suffer with a creative block as many do!

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Posted in Blog Posts, Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Kit, Cross Stitch Pattern, Design, Inspiration

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