The Mindful Blog of Embroidery

Creating Beautiful Colour Palettes in Embroidery

Creating Beautiful Colour Palettes in Embroidery

Creating beautiful colour palettes Whether you are brand new on the embroidery scene or have been around for a little while, if you haven’t already heard of it, you absolutely have to look up the Stitching and Co Podcast, hosted by the lovely Bess from Life With Bess. It is a podcast about all things embroidery, where Bess interviews a variety of different embroidery artists and gains some super valuable insight into the embroidery world.Well, last month I had the pleasure of being invited onto the show to talk all about colour palettes! You can find the episode either on Spotify or...

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Embrace Autumn with 5 Creative Projects from Mindful Mantra Embroidery

Embroidery Beginner

Embrace Autumn with 5 Creative Projects from Mindful Mantra Embroidery

*Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* I don’t know about you guys, but autumn is one of my all-time favourite seasons. There’s something about the cold crisp air, the crunch of brown and rust coloured leaves underneath your feet when you take a walk, and the smell of warm coffee in the morning. I’m absolutely here for it, and because I get most of my inspiration from the things around me, I tend to stitch a lot of...

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5 Must Have Supplies For Embroidery

Embroidery Beginner

5 Must Have Supplies For Embroidery

  *Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* Embroidery is one of those hobbies where you don’t need to spend a great deal of money in order to give it a good go. Essentially, all you need is a hoop, fabric and embroidery thread. Although, if you really want to make the most of embroidering, I would say there are 5 ‘must have’ supplies that you need to really enjoy the process!So, what are they? 1. Good quality embroidery...

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8 Common Embroidery Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Embroidery Beginner

8 Common Embroidery Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

*Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* Instagram has become a great place for creative minds to share their art, and this is no different with hand embroidery. There are thousands of embroidery artists of all levels in the Instagram community, and artists are more than willing to help one another. There are a few mistakes that I have come to realise over the years that I often see others make, so I thought why not make a blog post...

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Welcome to the Mindful Blog of Embroidery!

Welcome to the Mindful Blog of Embroidery!

Hello hello, and thank you so much for stopping by!

This is my first blog post since opening my brand new website www.mindfulmantraembroidery.com, and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to introduce myself, my business, my website, and also what I hope to achieve in this blog!
So, I’d better introduce myself. I’m Sophie Timms, a 24-year-old old-soul, born and raised in Gloucestershire UK. I am the owner of, and the face behind, Mindful Mantra Embroidery.
Over time I am hoping to produce blog posts on a variety of different topics, including how-to’s for different stitches and the process behind embroidery from start to finish, best buys for your supplies, helpful guides, as well as insider information on upcoming launches and sales, and maybe even lifestyle stuffs (because I’m a human too!).

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