The Daily Stitch


Selfish sewing: Blue Bird Sureau

I made a new dress! I’ve had my eye on the Sureau Dress pattern from Deer & Doe* for ages and when I was organising my stash the other day I found the perfect fabric to team it with: the Blue Bird design from Gennine Zlatkis’ Alegria collection for Cloud9! This collection was one of […]
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Fiona’s adorable ellies

This is a guest post from the talented Fiona at Poppy Makes, who stitched the lovely elephants that are now parading across our home page! Hello, I’m Fiona and I’m very excited to be a guest on the lovely Annie’s blog. I usually blog at Poppy Makes where I play with fabric, and try my […]
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Fabric-inspired embroidery floss bundles

I wanted to do some embroidery floss bundles and my when my mum was in town last week she suggested we match them to fabrics we liked. Brilliant, right? The colours already go together! And if you love the fabric, you’ll be inspired by it in your stitching. We started with these three. Each is just […]
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This week’s offers – save on Alegria and ribbons & trims

We have two offers on now that I don’t want you to miss! First, we’re giving you 10% off Alegria from Cloud9 with code ALEGRIA10 until 7th May. This is a special offer we cooked up with Fiona at The Sewing Directory. So many of the people who entered our recent competition wanted Alegria, so […]
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Flea Market Fancy update and more!

Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered Flea Market Fancy by Denyse Schmidt. It is coming! I know you’re all dying for an update so I called Coats today and was told part of the collection is scheduled to arrive tomorrow and some later in the week. I asked for them to please, please, please! […]
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Quilt Market recap – day four

Yesterday was the last day of Quilt Market! A lot of people flew out early so it was a bit quieter on the show floor. I’m still in Houston but next time I come to market I’ll fly out on the last day. This was definitely a learning experience! I had more meetings yesterday and […]
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