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Now is a great time to teach yourself a new craft: A beginners embroidery guide

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Now is a great time to teach yourself a new craft: A beginners embroidery guide

Four years ago, I picked up a needle and thread out of sheer boredom and began to teach myself embroidery. For me, embroidery started as a relatively cheap and easy hobby for me in the evenings, but quickly I realised that it was also an excellent tool for mindfulness and helped me to cope when my mental health was suffering. In light of all that's going on in the world right now (Covid-19), with many of us in self isolation and the rest staying home, with lots more time on our hands and no doubt with higher than usual anxiety levels for some, embroidery could be a great tool for you to learn!

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DIY Embroidery Tutorial for Beginners

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DIY Embroidery Tutorial for Beginners

Embroidery is a great tool for adding details to clothing, creating unique gifts or artwork. You can use these instructions alongside this kit to get started on the very basics of hand embroidery.

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DIY Embroidery: Embroider your own t-shirt

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DIY Embroidery: Embroider your own t-shirt

Embroidery is a great tool for adding details to clothing, new or old. You can use these instructions to upcycle a well loved t-shirt, or use this kit to create your own personalised t-shirt.

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Hand embroidery commission: Matching bridal jackets, inspired by David Bowie & Labyrinth

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Hand embroidery commission: Matching bridal jackets, inspired by David Bowie & Labyrinth

Every commission usually begins with an out of the blue email along the lines of "I've got this idea, do you think you could bring it to life?" This particular commission was for Leigh and Bee - they wanted a pair of bridal jackets inspired by the Bowie lyrics in Labyrinth.

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The trials and tribulations of turning your hobby into a business: Part 1

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The trials and tribulations of turning your hobby into a business: Part 1

When I first started the business, embroidery was my hobby. It slowly morphed into a side hustle and now it's my full-time job. But when your hobby is also your source of income, it can be difficult to separate work from down-time...

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