Eliza cushion by Kirstie Allsopp - easy to DIY - simply use a zigzag stitch to attach the different material and then cut off excess around the shape - leaves it with a rougher edge than this but looks nicely shabby chic!
Once upon a time embroidery hoops were simple utilitarian tools. One would use an embroidery hoop to create a needle point piece, remove the hoop and frame or otherwise display the completed piece, placing the hoop back in a drawer for later use. But not any more! Embroidery hoops themselves are now often used as... Read More »