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DIY Embroidery: Sweet Peas Kit

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DIY Embroidery: Sweet Peas Kit

Sweet peas are my absolute favourite cottage garden flower, but I also love to embroider them with their little curly tendrils. Embroidery is my number one go to when I'm feeling anxious. This tutorial (to accompany this kit) will provide you with all the basics of embroidery, whilst also allowing you to practice mindfulness and create something beautiful!

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DIY Embroidery: Lavender Hoop Kit

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DIY Embroidery: Lavender Hoop Kit

What could be more calming than spending a few hours embroidering some lavender sprigs!? Embroidery is my number one go to when I'm feeling anxious. This tutorial (to accompany this kit) will provide you with all the basics of embroidery, whilst also allowing you to practice mindfulness and create something beautiful!

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Double Gifting: A History

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Double Gifting: A History

When someone shops with me, not only do I get the ever important validation that my products are good enough for people to spend actual money on; not only do I receive financial support from you, so that I can do my own Christmas shopping, or buy a tin of paint, or chip away at the mortgage; not only do I get to hand-make something special for you, and then package it all up and feel a little bit giddy knowing that the hand wrapped parcel will arrive on your doorstep and make you smile. But MOST of all, every time you shop with me, or with any other small, independent business, you are one small part of a larger collective that is acknowledging small and creative business as a legitimate way to live and support yourself and your family. By spending your money with an independent you are saying "YES, all those hours, months, years you have spent building your mini empire were worth it. You have created a business and a community that I feel part of and that I trust enough to give my own hard earned pennies to. Keep doing what you're doing."

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Christmas T-Shirt Embroidery

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Christmas T-Shirt Embroidery

Embroidery is a great tool for adding details to clothing, and a great excuse to create yourself a special Christmas t-shirt! You can use these tutorials to upcycle an old t-shirt, or use one of these kits. Select the appropriate video tutorial below, depending on the colour of the t-shirt you have chosen to embroider. To learn how to create the candy-cane style effect used on the stockings in this photo, scroll down for the Christmas tutorial!

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DIY Embroidery: Christmas Wreath Hoop Kit

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DIY Embroidery: Christmas Wreath Hoop Kit

Learn to create your very own Christmas decoration with this winter wreath design, featuring mistletoe, holly, fir and some unspecified foliage with berries! You can purchase the full kit here.

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