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Pinning The Past – Faded Beauty

I bought this framed embroidery a couple of weeks ago. The combination of soft, delicate…

Pinning the Past – Wool

I would find it hard to choose my favourite fabric. Silk comes pretty high. Linen…

Exploring Etsy – Marg Dier Embroidery

Red and yellow and pink and green…not so much singing a rainbow as stitching one…

Kristen Nicholas - Crewel Pillows on Bed
Book Review – Colorful Stitchery by Kristin Nicholas

We’ve featured Kristin Nicholas on Mr X Stitch before, in connection with her book on…

Jacobite Uprising panel at the Great Tapestry of Scotland (more detail)
The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – The Great Tapestry of Scotland

The Great Tapestry of Scotland is a contemporary national treasure currently on exhibition in Paisley.…