Pinning the Past – Wool

I would find it hard to choose my favourite fabric. Silk comes pretty high. Linen is lovely. But wool wins. Wool is a super-fibre: natural, sustainable, breathable, fire-resistant, hydrophobic and fantastically warm. When I researched my book Sew Eco, I looked into the green credentials for wool, as well as…

Exploring Etsy – Marg Dier Embroidery

Red and yellow and pink and green…not so much singing a rainbow as stitching one in today’s ‘Exploring Etsy’ with a fantastic explosion of glorious colour brought to you by the talents of Margaret Dier. Her stunning shop ‘Marg Dier Embroidery’ is a joy to behold and her use of…