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Chain Stitch Embroidery: Halloween Edition [+Free Template!]

Chain Stitch Embroidery: Halloween Edition [+Free Template!]

Over the past few months, we’ve covered the basics of embroidery. Firstly we looked at the split stitch and French knot in our Cactus embroidery tutorial, and then we looked at backstitch, the lazy-daisy stitch and the satin stitch in our Bloom tutorial. Because Halloween […]

Embroidery for Beginners: How to Embroider Letters [+ FREE Template!]

Embroidery for Beginners: How to Embroider Letters [+ FREE Template!]

If you read our earlier post on embroidery and how to get started, and now you want more… then you’ve come to the right place! If you’re keen to learn how to embroider letters, then read  on to discover exactly how to master a number […]

How to Embroider: Embroidery Hoop Art For Beginners

How to Embroider: Embroidery Hoop Art For Beginners

If you’ve been tempted to try your hand at hand embroidery before, but never really known what you’d need, or where to get started, then you’re in the right place! Embroidery extraordinaire, Charlotte Newland, is here to share her love of embroidery, inspire you with a beautiful starter project that’s perfect for beginners, and show you a few basic skills, including how to embroider letters, mastering the slip stitch, and creating the French knot (a must for full stops and any other kind of dot!)

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Top 10 Sewing Kits February 2018

Top 10 Sewing Kits February 2018

Well, well, sewing enthusiasts, we’ve got a fabulous February planned for you! This month we’re bringing fun, colour, and organisation to your life, with our pick of the best quilting, sewing and embroidery kits available. Discover elegant florals and bold geometric prints across cosy quilts […]

Crewel Work: What’s It All About? [Tutorial Videos]

Crewel Work: What’s It All About? [Tutorial Videos]

Crewel work is a historic form of hand embroidery that uses traditional needlework techniques to produce beautifully stitched designs. If you’re an avid Create & Craft viewer, you’ll fondly know of the Crewel Work Company. This family business is run by embroidery specialist, Phillipa Turnbull, […]

ADORNit

ADORNit

ADORNit are a manufacturer of paper crafts, wood décor and quilting fabric, as well as a distributor of unique boutique finished items. In 1985 Carole McMullin, founder of ADORNit, published tole painting books and found women painting her patterns and then cutting them out to use in scrapbook layouts. She saw a great opportunity to create a business to provide unique fresh art on paper for people to preserve their family memories. Carolee then started the company, ‘Carolee’s Creations’, which was one of the first pioneering companies in the scrapbooking industry.

Expanding her business became a reality when she changed the company name to ADORNit and in 2009 began designing and manufacturing her own original quilting fabrics. ADORNit was the first company to offer coordinating scrapbook paper and quilting fabric.

Carolee’s family grew along with her business, and her three daughters Georgana, Alison and Jackie, collectively known as the ‘ADORNit Girls’, have become integrated into the business from a young age, making it a real family affair! “Family has always come first, there is nothing better then working alongside my sisters and mom everyday,” the youngest daughter, Jackie said.

Commenting Carolee McMullin said: “ADORNit is run by a team of talented women. When you choose us, you can be assured that the ADORNit Girls are part of the whole journey. From designing the original hand-drawn art, making unique projects, and quality product, ADORNit has the customer in mind.”

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Bringing you four new guest presenters; Georgana Hall, Alison Lindhart, Jackie Berryhill and Ross Mcmullin, join ADORNit this Monday 25th July at 2PM and 8PM, and Tuesday 26th July at 8AM and 1PM on Create and Craft!