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‘Mistress of Stitch’ Jacobean Rainbow Crewel Embroidery Kits Now Available!

09 October

Tara Dakini started teaching Embroidery in 2005, offering classes in hand embroidery and felt flower workshops and created her business ‘The Mistress of Stitch’ in 2007 when she was living in Brighton, as a way to market her Embroidery Classes and Workshops. Launched in August 2017, Tara’s first kit is called “Jacobean Rainbow”. Tara created […]

Highgrove Tapestry Kits by Cleopatra’s Needle Now Available!

06 September

Cleopatra’s Needle has been designing and manufacturing tapestry kits since 1991. Located in the Scottish Highlands, Cleopatra’s Needle specialises in designing smaller kits appealing to beginners and experienced stitchers alike. In March 2017 Cleopatra’s Needle were thrilled to be asked by Highgrove Enterprises (Prince Charles’s charity) to design two tapestry kits featuring original artwork of […]

The AccessArt Village is Going on Tour!

23 August

In 2016 AccessArt, a national visual arts charity launched the AccessArt Village. The aim of the project was simple: to inspire the AccessArt audience of all ages (children, teenagers and adults) to contribute to a co- created artwork by sending AccessArt a sewn drawing of their home on a 20cm piece of fabric. The response […]

J Enterprise Co Ltd

26 April

         J Enterprise Co Ltd was originally known as ‘Jeong Min-Ja’s Home Fashion’ which started business as a private shop in 1986. J Enterprise Co Ltd was founded in 1999 and launched the handcraft brand “by hands”.  The Company  launched  the online shopping  site “EnjoyQuilt” which distributes domestically produced quilting materials aswell […]

The AccessArt Village Project

12 December

              Appleton’s gave a donation of wool to AccessArt, an International visual arts charity and this donation sparked the idea for the Village Project. The Project has been a huge success and has now become their largest participatory project to date. AccessArt asked people to send in their stitched houses and buildings and they begun […]

Alice Chen (Chen Jieying)

25 October

Alice Chen is a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework.  Alice’s versatility and talent is shown through her use of a wide range of materials. She proves she is equally at home working with canvas, crewel, silk and gold and produces beautiful and intricate embroideries of animals, flowers and people. Whatever it is that […]