Sue Hawkins join us at Cranmore Park!

We welcome back to the Makit LQ&N (lacemaking, quilting and needlecraft) Christmas Fair Sue Hawkins the renowned embroidery designer and author. Sue produces an astounding range of accessories incorporating her original designs for you to stitch in canvas work using the lovely colour combinations of silks and stranded cottons that sue has created. Her embroideries … Continue reading Sue Hawkins join us at Cranmore Park!

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Create your own stunning stumpwork piece with Kay Dennis Stumpwork

Kay Dennis has always been passionate about needle lace and this passion led her into stumpwork. When Kay took redundancy about 20 years ago, stumpwork embroidery became her full-time occupation. She was in growing demand as a stumpwork teacher and also established her business, Kay Dennis Stumpwork. Her husband Michael took early retirement at the … Continue reading Create your own stunning stumpwork piece with Kay Dennis Stumpwork

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Hand illustrated embroidery patterns from Pink Ink Designs

Cathie and Mel of Pink Ink Designs have been working together for the past 15 years. Through Pink Ink, they hand illustrate beautiful embroidery patterns, printed onto fabric for you to colour, stitch and create. Cathie began her career as a trained illustrator who hand drew and hand painted illustrations for children’s books for a … Continue reading Hand illustrated embroidery patterns from Pink Ink Designs