It took a pandemic and an extremely long lockdown, but I’ve developed a new hobby: embroidery!
I like buying cute designs on Etsy to support small brands, but sometimes I design my own after hours of scrolling through Pinterest and drawing multiple hoops with my watercolours.
I’m not an expert on embroidering, I’m still learning a lot of new stitches, but I wanted to start this page on my blog to keep a record of all my hoops.
Another season, another Craftpod! Winter is my second favourite season, so I was very excited to receive this box. I had high expectations, assuming the project would be a traditional Christmas design or a snowy scene. So I was definitely surprised when the theme for the box were swans. … More Craftpod’s Winter Box 2020/21
I designed an autumn embroidery for the first time. I did a quick research on Pinterest and Etsy for autumn embroideries, and most of them had a few things in common: there were foxes, pumpkins and oak leaves, with the occasional red mushrooms and acorns. I wanted to do a traditional autumn embroidery, so I decided to include all of the typical elements. … More Designing an autumn embroidery
Seven months ago, I got an ad on Instagram promoting a 6-month subscription for Love Embroidery, a monthly magazine for embroidery enthusiasts. For the first time ever, I subscribed to a magazine because lockdown and also having a magazine subscription sounds very grown-up. … More Reviewing Love Embroidery Magazine