Monthly Archive: January 2014

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A Little Valentine’s Gift

Looking for a project to stitch with the kids as a Valentine’s Day gift? Susan Penny has designed this pretty key fob just for you. I wanted to design something that our youngest daughter...

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Elizabethan Cross Stitch Alphabet

Whilst helping my daughter with research for a school project, I was once again reminded of the wonderfully skilled stitching found on clothing of the Elizabethan period. This sleeve panel (above right), which can...

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Roberts Revival Radio…Revival – part 1

Is your Roberts Revival Radio looking a bit sad? Give it a new look with Susan Penny I have had my lovely Roberts radio for more years than I care to remember.  It doesn’t...

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Pretty Stitched Pincushion

Susan Penny shows you how to make this delightful pincushion in less than an hour. As each new year begins, so does my need to get better organised. This January, I am about to...

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A truly vintage pig

Susan Penny shares a delightful sewing project As a craft writer I am often asked to pitch for a book idea without knowing if it will ever get published. A blad needs to be...