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Supporting Dementia Awareness This May.

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.

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Back to Blackout – Is It Curtains for the Sun?

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?

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The Art of Stitchscaping

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

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Needle Felting – A Beginner’s Introduction.

I’d like to introduce you to needle felting, one of my all-time favourite hobbies. There are several different types, personally I enjoy making little 3D animals, which I will mostly focus this post on (there is some overlap in technique with 2D felting too, although I haven’t had a chance to try that out yet).… Continue reading Needle Felting – A Beginner’s Introduction.