Blog, book review, Book Reviews

Stitch in Bloom

Botanical- inspired embroidery projects for you and your home I am a great admirer and follower of Lora Avedian, mixed media textile artist and RCA graduate. Like many designers her work looks deceptively simple. However don’t be fooled by this, as like the work of other great textile artists such as Marimeko, Orla Kiely, Zandra… Continue reading Stitch in Bloom

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Travel

The Green Edit Easy tips for the eco-friendly traveller  By Juliet Kinsman With Global warming being on the agenda at this year's Climate Summit, come to think of it when isn’t it! As much as we are all dying to start travelling again after more than a year in lock down, most of us are… Continue reading Travel

Blog, Makes

Tie- dye is the retro trend everyone wants for their homes in 2021

Tie dye patchwork throw originally made for Simply Sewing Magazine Stylist Loves arrived in my inbox this morning with lots of lovely Tie Dye products you can buy for your home. As we are still in lock down with time on our hands, I will show you some very easy ways to create your own… Continue reading Tie- dye is the retro trend everyone wants for their homes in 2021

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Keeping Hens

A chatty Guide to Chickens by Jane Furnival with Andy and Will Tribble Will Tribble, the son of the other two authors, sums up the book very succinctly thus: ‘If you have purchased a book called Keeping Hens solely for information about keeping hens, all you need to know are two things. The first is… Continue reading Keeping Hens

Blog, Features

Choice Calendars for 2021

This has been a strange year to say the least, but with optimism in the air and thought of next year being better I have picked out some interesting, funny and beautiful calendars for you. Most have been designed by small independent designers, who have found it increasingly difficult to sell their wares during Lockdown.… Continue reading Choice Calendars for 2021