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What is cross-stitch?

Put simply, it’s the process of stitching a tiny ‘X’ -shape into material, over and over to create rows and columns which in turn become images and words. It’s also highly addictive! A brief history Cross-stitch is an ancient form of embroidery that has been used for centuries to decorate clothing, household items, and religious …

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A macramé wall-hanging with Cat's hands tying a barrel knot

What is Macramé?

Macramé is an ancient craft that involves knotting cords or strings together to create decorative or functional objects. The origins of macramé are difficult to trace precisely because it has been practised by many cultures throughout history. However, it is believed that macramé was first developed by Arab weavers in the 13th century. A brief …

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