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Baby bat Halloween costume DIY | Hello! Hooray!

Baby bat Halloween costume

16 October 2020 /

I made this baby bat Halloween costume four years ago now, and it has taken me so long to write this post that both of our children have actually worn it!

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Transferring designs onto fabric with vellum paper | Hello! Hooray!

Transferring designs onto fabric with vellum paper

06 October 2020 /

Transferring designs onto fabric with vellum paper is a great permanent method. It works with a heat transfer pen, so I’ll show you how!

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Crafty Colour Palette #5 | Hello! Hooray!

Crafty Colour Palette #5

09 August 2020 /

It has been a long, long time since I put together a new colour palette! I had such a lot of fun creating Crafty Colour Palette #5, which is inspired by my garden.

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DMC to Anchor thread conversion chart | Hello! Hooray!

DMC to Anchor thread conversion chart

06 August 2020 /

This super handy DMC to Anchor thread conversion chart is perfect for embroiderers and cross stitchers who need to reference colours between brands.

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Introducing Colourful Fun Embroidery | Hello! Hooray!

Introducing Colourful Fun Embroidery!

11 July 2020 /

I am so excited to be sharing this post today. Introducing Colourful Fun Embroidery – my first book! 

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Our creative family manifesto | Hello! Hooray!

Our creative family manifesto

19 March 2020 /

I created my personal creative manifesto last year, and have found it really helpful in terms of focussing my own goals, intentions and ideas about creativity. I wanted to write our creative family manifesto as a way of extending this to become a way of life, as creativity is so important to us as a…

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Project Life baby milestone cards

08 August 2019 /

It has been a while since I published a craft tutorial on my blog, so it seems fitting to be sharing these Project Life baby milestone cards first!

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Indie Rollercoaster Keep Going hoop

22 July 2018 /

I was really excited to share my Indie Rollercoaster Keep Going hoop last week! 

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Colourful craft room tour | Hello! Hooray!

Colourful craft room tour

02 May 2018 /

I’m so excited to share my colourful craft room tour today! 

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Creative Process embroidery | Hello! Hooray!

Creative process embroidery

29 April 2018 /

If you’re a creative person, I’m pretty sure that you’ll relate to this creative process embroidery hoop that I made!

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Hand embroidered social media icons

22 April 2018 /

I had an idea to make some hand embroidered social media icons for my blog absolutely ages ago, and this week I finished them! 

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Happy Easter Hoop from Hannah Handmakes | Hello! Hooray!

Happy Easter Hoop from Hannah Handmakes

20 March 2018 /

Today’s Easter-themed post is a collaboration with the lovely Hannah from Hannah Handmakes! 

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Brynn and Co LOVE embroidery hoop

25 January 2018 /

I am a huge fan of Amanda Bryde’s work, and the Brynn and Co LOVE embroidery hoop has to be my favourite. 

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Pantone colour chart curtains

15 January 2018 /

The new curtains for my craft room are quite possibly the most colourful curtains EVER! 

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Retro floral hoop tutorial | Hello! Hooray!

Retro floral felt hoop tutorial with Bibelot Magazine

19 December 2017 /

My latest creative project went live yesterday – it’s a retro floral felt hoop tutorial with Bibelot Magazine! 

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Blue pineapple embroidery | Hello! Hooray!

Blue pineapple embroidery

28 July 2017 /

One of my favourite embroidery projects from Mollie Makes magazine is the pineapple embroidery by Catherine Greenslade. 

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hellohoorayshop on Etsy is now open!

29 June 2017 /

I’m excited to (finally) let you know that hellohoorayshop is now open on Etsy! 

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Introducing Crafty Colour Palettes

12 May 2017 /

I’m so excited to be telling you all about a very colourful project that I’ve been working on recently. Introducing Crafty Colour Palettes!

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Perpetual paper chains

08 May 2017 /

I first discovered this perpetual paper chains project a couple of years ago when I bought a copy of Stitch the Halls by What Delilah Did.

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A special dress for our birthday girl!

27 April 2017 /

We recently had a celebration for Little One’s first birthday. I can’t believe how fast her first year has gone!

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Craft workshops in Newcastle

03 July 2016 /

Following my appearance on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour last month, I received so many lovely comments about my blog and the show – thank you SO much! It really meant a lot 🙂 

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Woman’s Hour

10 June 2016 /

I love it when fun things happen unexpectedly, and this week I was approached by BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

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Future creative projects

08 June 2016 /

Do you have a list of things that you’d like to make? I have one that’s as long as my arm!

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Poppy pillow pattern

29 May 2016 /

Before having Little One, I managed to make one or two bits and pieces that would come in handy. After having months of not doing too much crafting, I had a couple of weeks where all I wanted to do was bake and sew! 🙂

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