Every season I look forward to getting my Craftpod box, it’s honestly a big highlight in my monotonous life. I love the surprise of not knowing what projects they’ve planned for the season, growing my collection of DMC threads and trying new things. … More Craftpod’s Autumn 2021 Box
I’m not a summer person. I guess that’s obvious by the name of this blog, so I wasn’t excited it was already June, but I was excited that a new season meant a new Craftpod. I had zero expectations this time because their boxes this past year have been so varied I don’t know what to expect anymore, and that’s part of the fun! … More Craftpod’s Summer Box 2021
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
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
Here it is! After months of waiting, I finally got my Craftpod’s autumn box! I was very excited to open it and see the projects that would accompany me this season. But I was a bit disappointed with the felt project.
… More Craftpod’s Autumn 2020 Box
After four and a half months of forced quarantine, the watercolours that I had started doing pre-lockdown started to get tiring. They were no longer a creative escape, painting beautiful flowery landscapes that I wasn’t able to visit was becoming depressing. So after one of those long days of scrolling through Etsy, I caved, I bought my first embroidery kit. … More My story with embroidery: A lockdown romance