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A selection of finds, old and new, together with the latest creations from Caroline's work room and limited edition prints of her work.


A stitcher's diary

Many little posts about stitching and making...

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Posts about things which interest me, mostly textiles, art, gardens and interiors, but I may not be able to resist the odd off-piste moment...

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  • A treasure in Amsterdam


    Had a wonderful week in Amsterdam last year, staying on a super cool houseboat in the Jordaan. One of our favourite museums was the Jewish Historical Museum, arranged over four synagogues near the old Jewish quarter. In the first section, the various Jewish festivals are described. One of these is Purim, which celebrates the story of Esther, […]

  • Sketches in the margin…

    Last year I started buying antique documents and experimenting with paper collage and a little mixed media. One document was so exquisite I had it printed across a width of linen and made a bolster, embroidering a little in the margins – my first attempt at machine embroidery (I have been doing a lot more […]

  • Lady Ottoline’s threads

    How I envy Lady Ottoline Morrell – well, perhaps not her features (Augustus John, who painted her, said she had a ‘prognathous jaw and bold baronial nose’ – not that these prevented her from having numerous lovers, including Roger Fry and Bertrand Russell), but her life. With funds and time and bold tastes she created […]