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
The official Harry Potter Knitting Pattern Book By Tanis Gray Photography by Laura Flippen Published by Pavilion £22.99 Who doesn't love Harry Potter? According to today's news, currently the most popular pastime is knitting. So dear readers here you have it, all in one wonderful package. There are many 'how to books' that tie in… Continue reading Harry Potter Knitting Magic
This book will prove you can When it arrived, I wondered if this book had come to the wrong reviewer as I can draw, however if I couldn’t, this would be the book to encourage and to enable me. When I was at art school, drawing was out of fashion and it remained so… Continue reading I can’t Draw !
Bohemianism has long been associated with artists, musicians, writers, and designers. Affectionately referred to as boho, this layered, vibrant, and organic aesthetic is clearly thriving. This may be because we are much more environmentally aware than we were even two decades ago. Buying second hand is very much in vogue and if you can’t do… Continue reading GLOBAL BOHEMIAN How to Satisfy your Wanderlust at Home
Contemporary projects for you and your home As we are in the dark dank days of November, at least here in the UK, I felt it was time to review a craft book that is a contemporary take on a a very old technique. A craft that you can easily practise with very little in… Continue reading Embroidery Now