Talented Auckland leatherworker and embroidery designer Jennifer Strange says her travels have inspired and helped her learn from the very best. She says she feels truly blessed to have acquired her skills, and to be able to share them. Her acorn logo represents new growth, with the resulting tree becoming strong and dependable – values she connect with. Her experience has shown her that the art of creation is rewarding and teaches valuable life skills – and can be a great de-stressor too!
Want to stitch but it’s just too tricky to get all the supplies together? Don’t have the time or inclination to commit to a big embroidery project? Not sure what to do with the finished piece once it’s done? (How much wall space do we all have, after all?) This Mod Blocks keyring kit from Clementine & Thread is the perfect answer for you!
Heads up, knitters! We’re willing to bet this might just be the smallest and most adorable knitting pattern you’ve ever set needles to. This sweet little fox cub PDF knitting pattern from Charlotte Marjoribanks Design is designed to be knitted with 4 ply yarn, held together with a strand of lace weight mohair (for that heart-melting fuzzy look) on 2.75mm needles.
Here’s an adorable wee project for the makers and yarnsters amongst you! This hibernating hedgehog decoration kit from Charlotte Marjoribanks Designs comes with everything you need to produce this snuggly scene: patterns, yarn, safety eyes and nose, a cardboard pompom template, soft fabric for the ears and feet, and a papier mâché globe for displaying your finished item.
We’re loving this gorgeous downloadable Kiwi-themed cross-stitch pattern from Cherry Parker, just one of a beautiful new range celebrating all things Aotearoa. Collect the set from her Felt shop today!
Blackwork embroidery can be traced back at least as far as the fifteenth century and we love this modern take on an ancient art, available as a kit from Jennifer Strange
You just know Felt is the place to shop for the makers and crafty folk on your gift list – it’s a maker’s natural habitat! We’ve collected up some cracker crafty prezzies for creative types that we know they’ll be delighted to receive
Looking for a new crafty project? Need a way to brighten up the kids’ rooms this winter? We have the answer! Check out this awesome new range of faux taxidermy PDF patterns from Cupcake Cutie…
Cooler days and evenings indoors have us itching for a new stitching project, and this contemporary oak leaf blackwork sampler from Jennifer Strange fits the bill beautifully.