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Emma Kriegler – a talented embroidery teacher is now in Cape Town!

Emma Kriegler - a super-talented embroidery teacher is now in Cape Town!   Emma Kriegler is well-known to many as she has made quite a few of our most popular designs and kits. I met Emma 23 years ago in Johannesburg when she came to my workshops in Johannesburg. When the classes became too large,… Continue reading Emma Kriegler – a talented embroidery teacher is now in Cape Town!

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A Fabulous Teacher In Kloof, KZN – Annamaria Kelly

A Fabulous Teacher In Kloof, KZN - Annamaria Kelly   A shoutout to all embroidery fans living in Durban and the surrounding areas of Kloof. Would you like to attend fun and friendly classes near you? The super-talented Annamaria Kelly has moved from Johannesburg to Kloof! She has set up her studio, all ready to… Continue reading A Fabulous Teacher In Kloof, KZN – Annamaria Kelly

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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

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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

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A gift-lovely border patterns are perfect for small projects

A gift for you   Some lovely border patterns for you! They are perfect for small projects. Download them for your collection from my website here: A Gift from Di van Niekerk - Border Patterns   These lovely borders are perfect for small projects, or you can repeat them for a larger one. Use on… Continue reading A gift-lovely border patterns are perfect for small projects

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A lovely idea by Yuki Horiuchi from Japan

Good morning stitching world! I have something lovely to show you by Yuki Horiuchi, an embroidery artist based in Japan. This stunning piece is an embroidered welcome board created by Yuki to commemorate her own marriage. Don't you just love her idea for a wedding? And don't you think she looks fabulous in her exquisite… Continue reading A lovely idea by Yuki Horiuchi from Japan

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Olga’s Roses

Olga's beautiful roses   Hello, Stitching world! I have this unbelievably beautiful piece to share with you, embroidered by the talented @oliga.di on Instagram or Olga Basailov on Facebook Here is Olga's rendition of these beautiful roses, don't you think they are stunning? I love the way she made the basket too! This design is by Tatiana Popova from… Continue reading Olga’s Roses