Back from holiday

Le Morne Mauritius

Hello Everyone Hope all is good with you?  I have just got back from a week in Mauritius with my family – it was divine!  When we left Cape town it was freezing cold and we arrived to warm, sultry sunshine, white beaches and clear blue sea – so I tucked my wrinkly white bits […]


Away on holiday

Hello everyone I will be away on holiday next week for ten days so the shop will be closed for the period 30th June – 11th July.  Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Meantime wherever you are be it winter, spring, summer or autumn have a wonderful weekend and many happy stitching hours.  Trish



Floreali Shades Of Whitework

Hello Everyone This week it is my great pleasure to announce that the first of the Whitework embroidery kits is available , and in the Etsy Shop here.  This is an entry level kit for those who want to learn the technique and also for those who have some previous experience.  In this kit you […]


Whitework Kits


Hello Everyone Firstly thank you all for the fantastic response to my Moonlit Owl in the last post.             It was lovely to receive such encouragement and positive feedback and I have come up with a plan to re-draw the owl and flowers myself in a similar design. It will […]


Whitework Impressions

Moonlit Owl

Hello everyone I hope your week is going well.  I have had to put embroidery business aside this week as have been busy helping my young daughter study for her first exams – this is rather like going back to school but much much harder as I have to google everything!  I knew I was […]


Back In Stock

Colour Confidence In Embroidery

Hello everyone Just to let you know that the following kit items below are back in stock.  Click on the title to go to the Etsy shop.  Unfortunately my printer is on leave so am unable to re-stock the Sacred Kingfisher kit at present but it should be back in the next few weeks.  Dont […]



detail of outlines

Hello everyone We have had a lot of holidays over and between the Easter period in South Africa which has given me time to do some “guilty pleasure stitching” – guilty because this stitching is not necessary or planned for any particular purpose, just for enjoyment (although it is always a pleasure to stitch).  I […]


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