I felt extremely privileged when my friend Laura asked me to embroider this message inside her dad’s tie for her wedding this summer. It reads ‘Dad, I loved you first’ and the wedding date. The tie was a champagne coloured faux silk, so I used a natural cotton and navy thread for the message. It… Continue reading Father of the Bride tie
A year on, and I’m still obsessed with Queen Bey’s Lemonade album and the ‘boy bye’ lyric from Sorry seemed perfect for a mini hoop. Bringing the sass can be as simple as two little words! Get your hands on it from my Spinster and Spool Etsy shop here or give me a shout for a… Continue reading NEW Beyonce embroidery hoop
This fun hoop was the brain child of my dear friend Clare who commissioned me to make a Bake Off-inspired embroidery hoop for her mum with the slogan ‘never a soggy bottom’. I’m really pleased with the design, so I’ve popped it on my Etsy shop Spinster and Spool and I hear Clare’s mum is delighted!
I was inspired by the Snakehips and MO song ‘Don’t Leave’ for this newbie to my Spinster and Spool collection. I love the line ‘perfectly imperfect’ as, essentially, that’s what we all are. I also like the line ‘I’m not just a fuck up, I’m the fuck up you need’, but that’s another hoop for… Continue reading NEW embroidery hoop design
Despite being quiet on the blog, I’ve still been stitching for my Spinster and Spool venture. Two of my very best friends got married this summer and I couldn’t not sew them a little memento. I made this hoop in satin stitch and Essex linen for my friends Michaela and James, and added little pearl… Continue reading Personalised wedding hoops
NEWS FLASH! I’ve finally got round to launching my little business venture Spinster and Spool on Etsy! I’d made a few embroidery hoops with sassy female song lyrics for my own flat and had some really positive feedback from friends and family. I don’t have much luck with dating (that could be a blog in itself!) and… Continue reading Spinster and Spool