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Stitch 'Future Forward' this February with Pattern Club

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Stitch 'Future Forward' this February with Pattern Club

With the start of the new year, I decided it was time to create a Pattern Subscription, so that you could get a brand new pattern each and every month! I am hosting the Pattern Subscription over on my Patreon.  For those who don't know what Patreon is, it is essentially a monthly subscription platform, where you choose how much you would like to 'pledge' each month - and in return you get some really cool benefits! For example, for £4 a month, you'll get alllll the behind-the-scenes insights into Mindful Mantra Embroidery, including sneak peeks of new designs, polls...

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New Embroidery Kit: Fizz and Florals

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New Embroidery Kit: Fizz and Florals

By now you'll probably know that florals are my absolute fave thing to embroider. They're pretty and versatile, and can be stitched in so many different ways! They can also be stitched onto pretty much anything, or incorporated in some way. (Trust me, I'll find a way!) So, whilst celebrating the new year coming in, I was inspired by 'cheers-ing' my prosecco and fizz to somehow make it floral! Each of these kits comes with: Embroidery hoop Two squares of calico fabric (best used together to create a strong background for your piece of art) DMC embroidery thread A large eye...

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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

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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

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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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