The sight of butterflies fluttering among the blooms of a flower border is one of the visual delights of the summer months. Here, embroidered butterfly motifs are incorporated into the design of a floral tablecloth that is perfect for al fresco dining in your garden. It can be expensive to buy ready-made motifs in large quantities, so arrange them close to the corners of the cloth, allowing just one or two to stray a little farther afield.
Combining two embroidery hoops to create a cantered stitching space is a really great way to branch out with your embroidery. Here the double hoops have been used to display a festive wreath, complete with sparkles, candy canes, and bows!
We all love Christmas, but if preparation for the big day is becoming a bit too hectic then it might be time to step back, set aside some time for yourself, and enjoy a few hours of mindful crafting...
Don’t worry if you don’t have green ﬁngers—you can simply sew your own plants that will stay in bloom the whole year round! This collection of miniature succulents in frames is quick to stitch and is a great option for festive tree decoration.