Throughout May the Tunbridge Wells Dementia Forum is asking our customers to help in the fight against dementia by making and donating Twiddle Mitts. Twiddle mitts can help to calm people people living with dementia by keeping restless hands busy and reducing anxiety. They are knitted or crocheted mitts embellished with beads, ribbon, buttons and pom… Continue reading Supporting Dementia Awareness This May.
With the early-rising sun cascading through our windows and brightening our mornings, getting out of bed and tackling the day head-on is a lot easier for many of us at this time of year. It can also present a few problems though. For when getting up with the sun is not on the agenda, it… Continue reading Back to Blackout – Is It Curtains for the Sun?
If you do a lot of sewing you are sure to have a home full of fabric, reels of thread and ribbon, pins, scissors and more! So how do you store it all – and where do you sew? I have limited space, but do very well with a desk, large toolbox and storage boxes;… Continue reading Pinterest Picks….Sewing Space
This week we interviewed Beth from our Tunbridge Wells store, who explains ‘Stitchscaping’ and how she came across this beautiful craft. What is ‘Stitchscaping’? The act of capturing a moment, a view or an idea in a fabric photograph; suggesting parts of that image with colour, fabric and embroidery and creating an overall ‘scape’ through… Continue reading The Art of Stitchscaping
Some of you will already know about the Danish concept of ‘Hygge’ (pronounced hue-ga or hoo-ga depending on who you speak to!) and for some (like me), this may be the first time you have encountered the word!! So what is Hygge? Quite simply, it is a feeling of utter peace and comfort where you… Continue reading What Is Hygge?