#inspiredbydicraft, A gift for you, Share & Learn, Silk Ribbon Embroidery, What's New

A Gift for You- African Daisy Design

For Embroidery month, which is in February every year, I have a lovely free design for you to download and keep.   These African Daisies are perfect for a quick or not-so-quick project - it depends on what you do with them! Make small designs by choosing blocks within the design, or make the entire… Continue reading A Gift for You- African Daisy Design

Blog, Stitches & Techniques

Single-knotted stitch

  Single-knotted stitch   is a lovely stitch to use when you need a frilly texture - whether it be in the centre of a flower, for a lacy dress or jersey or a little dog. It is also useful for making other furry creatures and teddy bears.   Click on image to enlarge  … Continue reading Single-knotted stitch

#inspiredbydicraft, Share & Learn, Silk Ribbon Embroidery

A Beautiful New Studio in Johannesburg

Are you wanting to attend classes in Johannesburg in tranquil surroundings with one of South Africa's most experienced and talented tutors? Then I have good news for you!   Jacqui O' Connell has been teaching for more than 20 years and she has moved into her gorgeous new studio in LINDEN, Johannesburg. She teaches all… Continue reading A Beautiful New Studio in Johannesburg

VINNI'S COLOURS-SERINA, What's New

VINNI’S COLOURS – SERINA 100% Bamboo, Hand-Dyed Yarn for Embroidery

VINNI'S COLOURS - SERINA 100% Bamboo, Hand-Dyed Yarn for Embroidery A wonderful Thread for Creative and Silk Ribbon Embroidery Based in Cape Town, South Africa, and a favourite with South Africans, Vinni specialises in gorgeous hand-dyed cotton and bamboo yarns. She is well-known amongst knitters and crochet artists and so I thought I would introduce… Continue reading VINNI’S COLOURS – SERINA 100% Bamboo, Hand-Dyed Yarn for Embroidery