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Father of the Bride tie

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

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NEW embroidery hoop design

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

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Personalised wedding hoops

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

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Spinster and Spool

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