A New Crewelwork Piece

A new crewelwork piece. Designed with the aim of extending my skills learnt at the RSN in mind, this design uses a variety of both commonly used, and not so commonly used stitches!

Scissor Talk! A chat about embroidery scissors

A chat about three brands of hand embroidery scissors, and what I look for when considering which scissors to use for each project.

The Little Owl is completed!

The Becky Hogg stitch-along-continues! And my little owl is all finished. Find out more about how I found stitching this new to me technique, and my thoughts on the kit.

Hello, and welcome to my little space on the internet!

I’m Catherine, a 30 something finance professional by day, a wife to an amazing husband, a Mum to our little Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and to top it all off, an avid and passionate embroiderer. Both myself and my hubby are Australians, living in Kent in the UK, and absolutely loving it!

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A Selection of my Work

Hillview Embroidery Latest Posts

A New Crewelwork Piece

A new crewelwork piece. Designed with the aim of extending my skills learnt at the RSN in mind, this design uses a variety of both commonly used, and not so commonly used stitches!

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Benton and Johnson Factory – A Tour

I had the great honour of accompanying Natalie of Sew by Hand on a tour of one of the only two remaining metallic thread factories in the UK. Have a peak inside, and see the true craftsmanship that is behind the making of these wonderful materials!

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