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Stitchmarkers, scissors, small essentials and fun ideas

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Bee Thread ConditionerBee Thread ConditionerOur price: £3.00ViewBeeswax is the perfect natural conditioner for threads. It smoothes the fibres, helping the thread to run more easily through your fabric when hand stitching. It thus helps prevent tangles, reduce fraying and drag. Block Print Patches PacksBlock Print Patches PacksOur price: From £7.00ViewIndian block prints!Boro - style Pincushion PotsBoro - style Pincushion PotsOur price: £12.00ViewEach of these little pinushions has been handstitched in my contemporary boro, using fabrics from round the world. They may be new, but are more likely to be vintage, rescued, reused. Each one is unique, of course.Bronze brooch backs x 5Bronze brooch backs x 5Our price: £1.20ViewPin a medal on your chest! These brooch backs can be glued or stitched to the backs of lots of things, from stitchery to felting, buttons to cardboard. You are only limited by your imagination, and perhaps the law of gravity...
Gift VoucherGift VoucherOur price: From £10.00ViewA simple solution to gift buying for a Border Tart aficionado! This way they can choose whatever they like from the shelves, either at a fair or in the online shop.Just select the amount in £ you would like to gift from the drop-down menu above. You'll receive a separate email from me with a voucher you can print out and post or simply forward to the recipient. Instructions for redeeming it are given.Ground Walnut ShellGround Walnut ShellOur price: £4.00ViewIf you know, you know!Monkey & Sofia Knitting BookMonkey & Sofia Knitting BookOur price: £2.50ViewMonkey & Sofia Knitting Book is both a story of one woman's route through life, using knitting as her measuring stick and a delightful collection of tried and tested patterns for small projects. These are mainly made with yarn scraps - a blanket, cushion, hat, socks etc, plus several animal toys as well as patterns to make simple clothes for them.Simple Stitches GuideSimple Stitches GuideOur price: £1.00ViewThis is indeed a simple guide, designed and drawn by the Tart, showing you how to make running stitch, back stitch, whipped versions, chain, seed and blanket stitches. There are simple hand drawn diagrams and text descriptions.
Smart ScissorsSmart ScissorsOur price: £11.00ViewThese richly coloured lovelies are substantially bigger than my Japanese style ones, with good big finger holes for easy use. The seriously sharp blades with narrow points will make short work of any textile challenge.Soft stitch markersSoft stitch markersOur price: £1.00ViewA mixed colour pack of useful soft rubber stitch markersStitchmarker set - Cat and MouseStitchmarker set - Cat and MouseOur price: £3.00ViewA neatly packaged collection of themed stitch markers, featuring cats and a wee mouse. Cat lovers can appreciate a little extra feline love in their lives! This set has three markers with large rings, suitable for most needle sizes, and a clasp fitting on the fourth marker. These make a lovely gift to a friend, though you may choose to use them yourself...Stitchmarker set - Feathered FriendsStitchmarker set - Feathered FriendsOur price: £3.00ViewA neatly packaged collection of themed stitch markers, featuring birds large and small.
Stitchmarker set - Hands Across the WorldStitchmarker set - Hands Across the WorldOur price: £3.00ViewA neatly packaged collection of themed stitch markers, reflecting my love of hands and all that they signify. I try to include one marker with a large ring to fit thicker needles, two for finer needles and a clasp fitting on the fourth marker. These make a lovely gift to a maker friend across the seas, or to self, of course.Stitchmarker set - Heavens AboveStitchmarker set - Heavens AboveOur price: £3.00ViewA neatly packaged collection of themed stitch markers, featuring the sun, moon and stars.Tart's Tiny Tin of EssentialsTart's Tiny Tin of EssentialsOur price: £8.00ViewThe perfect additions for your project bags! Never go hunting for needles or stitch markers again. These tiny tins fit anywhere and hold just what you need. The needle minders fit inside too.The Mender's FriendThe Mender's FriendOur price: £12.00ViewThe Mender's Friend!
Thermal Transfer PencilThermal Transfer PencilOur price: £2.00ViewThis pencil gives you an easy way to transfer your images onto fabric for embroidering.Tissue Paper for pattern transfersTissue Paper for pattern transfersOur price: £3.00View5 large sheets of fine white tissue paper.Wee Japanese ScissorsWee Japanese ScissorsOur price: £7.00ViewThese are sturdy and extremely sharp with mirrored large finger holes which means they work equally well for left- and right-handed users. Pointed blades make them so useful for tugging out a recalcitrant thread or snipping close to an edge.
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A wee Wednesday windowsill featuring a Degenhart glass owl in my favourite shade. A very generous recent gift from a lovely lady.
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I’ve just removed these sheets from a heavy book so they’re nicely flat again. Quality leaf placement and brush skills! The results of a fun workshop with Sunshine @atbirkhillhousecic  a couple of weeks ago.
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Sunday afternoon stitching
In my other favourite colours
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Breakfasted and now hanging out with friends. The full complement - pheasant, duck, squizzel, carrot and frog. 
Life lesson: be more Bruce
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I did finish my simple cowl where I let the yarns do all the talking. Delicious dyeing by @casserlyalison and wool/silk hand spinning by OB at @handspinnerskye . Yarns held together to produce this rich blend of highland landscape (in my eyes) shades. 

Bottom right is a more accurate representation than top right pic.
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A restful image of my new acquisition from @sutherlandceramics with delicate fading irises. 
If you find yourself at Traquair House be sure to visit the makers in their bothies, just down from the tearoom. Rob’s ceramics are understated and hand built, not thrown.
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Delighted to be vending in the 1912 Mill at Sunny Bank Mills tomorrow! A quality line up of makers and so much else to visit and view within the mill complex. A warm and welcoming atmosphere awaits you and, most importantly, good coffee🤗
🪡Deep concentration during a gentle stitching workshop this morning at Abbotsford House with my merry band of travellers. 
Couldn’t ask for a better setting than the Scottish Borders in which to relax and soak up new textile experiences.

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