We’re partnering with Janome sewing machines

We’re really pleased to be able to start this page off with some excellent news – we’re now partnering Janome, the world’s largest manufacturer of domestic sewing machines. Most of you will have heard of them, but how much do you really know about them? A couple of  factoids to …

New artist-in-residence for Claydon House

Looking for something to do over the Easter weekend?  Why not visit Claydon House? A self-taught textile artist who creates ‘paintings’ by hand stitching pieces of fabric together is this year’s artist in residence at Claydon House. By the summer, Barbara Shaw will have produced seven pictures using the stately …

Don’t Procrastinate! Keep in Touch

Procrastination – a fancy word to describe the condition of people who chronically postpone and put off things they know they should be doing – procrastinators in other words. Procrastination is now a respectable subject for psychological study.  Believe it or not, there is actually an international conference run on …