In this craft tutorial, embroidery artist Nicola McEachran from NDM Handmade shows you how to make a sweet apple blossom brooch using simple embroidery stitches, felt and a handful of sequins.
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We talk to Jan Appleton from Elizabeth Larsen Knitwear about her beautiful knits, life in the Scottish Highlands and her latest collection inspired by the Torridon Hills.
We talk to Claire Woodhead from Hook and Loop about her knit and crochet business, how she has grown it and why selling online works best for her.
Meet Jo Wright from BearPrint Design, a printmaker from Manchester who creates linocut prints, lampshades and tableware inspired by folklore and animals
Win a brilliant bundle of six art and craft books, courtesy of Homemaker Magazine who have just announced the winners of their Art and Craft Book Awards.
Meet Martin and Pam from Trawden Pottery, who create hand-thrown functional pots with crisp clean lines and simple glazes and craftsmanship at their core.
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We talk to jewellery Caroline Frodsham from Pods and Plunder about her beautiful seed pod jewellery handmade in copper and silver in West Wales.
We talk to Sara Tasker, aka Me and Orla or to use her proper name ‘Instagram Queen’, who learned how to make a living from Instagram and now teaches others
Scottish embroidery artist Nicola McEachran talks about her embroideries and inspiration, and how she feels the desire to design and make is deeply ingrained
Joanna Wakefield is a jewellery designer based in York who creates beautiful pieces in silver jewellery inspired by textiles, haberdashery and vintage finds
Meet Irene Tretyakova from Fancyknittles, who creates exquisite pocket-sized worlds of miniature crochet flowers, trees, dolls house accessories and more.