Makeover your wardrobe with inspiration from Hoop-La!

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Thinking of chucking away that plain, old shirt you’ve found at the back of your wardrobe? Instead, why not transform it into something so on trend you’ll want to wear it every day, with this cute posy embroidery from talented designer Clare Youngs. The project’s in issue 2 of Hoop-La! magazine (on sale here and in newsagents… Continue reading

Out now! The Ultimate Flowers Cross Stitch Collection

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Hands up, who loves stitching flowers? We bet that’s most of you. They have to be one of the most popular subjects for us stitchers. And from roses to daffodils, they certainly offer lots of variety. Stitched flowers make great gifts too, and you can find the perfect design for almost any occasion. So we… Continue reading

Mood board: fresh florals

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Evenings in the garden and weekend walks down wildflower-lined lanes have made us fall in love with all things floral this week. So when we weren’t filling our home with vases stuffed with blooms, we found time to put together our pick of gorgeous floral makes and homestyle… Clockwise from top left: You’re my Sunshine… Continue reading