• The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Charlotte Bailey

    The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Charlotte Bailey

    The Festival of Quilts starts today at the Birmingham NEC, and it’s definitely worth a look if you’re able. Filled with over 1000 quilts, as well as a fair dose of other inspiration, it’s a good day out. Last year, one of the outstanding pieces, in my humble opinion, was this epic quilt of Billie […] Read more

  • Book Review – Hoopla by Leanne Prain

    Book Review – Hoopla by Leanne Prain

      Leanne Prain is the co-author of Yarn Bombing, and Hoopla – the art of unexpected embroidery is her latest book. In a nutshell, it’s terrific.   At 400 pages this is a book that will not only fill you with ideas and inspiration but will also improve your bicep strength. It is a veritable who’s […] Read more

  • FFFoF – More Book Recommendations!

    Before we end the FFFoF this month, there’s a couple more book recommendations we’d like to give you. These books are hot off the press and we’ve not been able to get review copies yet, but rest assured we’ll review them the minute we do! First up is Hoopla: the art of unexpected embroidery by […] Read more

  • NSFW Saturday – Curegreed

    NSFW Saturday – Curegreed

    Hooray for Saturday! Time for some sophisticated adult stitching. If you’re ready, scroll past the puppy and let’s get to it! WARNING! NSFW SATURDAYS WILL CONTAIN CONTENT THAT IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK! IF YOU READ THESE POSTS, AND ARE OFFENDED, WE’RE SORRY BUT WE DID WARN YOU! Read more

  • Curegreed’s Adventure – On Holiday!


    Hi everyone! The talented Curegreed is being kept very busy by The Royal School of Needlework right now, so she’ll be back next year with more tales from the palace. I thought that in place of Curegreed’s normal post, I would link some of my favorite tutorial resources – because we can’t all attend the […] Read more