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My Studio Dariolina Mural | Hello! Hooray!

My Studio Dariolina mural

By Clare Albans / 27 Sep 2023

The hardest thing about leaving my studio by far was having to paint over my Studio Dariolina mural that was the main feature of the workshop room. Designed by my wonderful friend and partner-in-craft, Daria, it is something that means so much to us. We were absolutely heartbroken to be honest!

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Top 50 Embroidery Stitches with Love Embroidery Magazine | Hello! Hooray!

Top 50 Stitches with Love Embroidery

By Clare Albans / 20 Jun 2021

So today I’m really excited to tell you more about the recent big commission I was working on. It was this Top 50 Stitches booklet with Love Embroidery magazine, and it’s free with Issue 16 in July!

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How to stitch a star stitch | Hello! Hooray!

How to stitch a star stitch

By Clare Albans / 26 Feb 2021

After three weeks of stitching this hoop together, this week I’ll show you how to stitch a star stitch in The Happy Stitch Project so we can finish this lovely, motivational hoop!

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Do Your Thing embroidered hoop | Hello! Hooray!

Do your thing embroidered hoop

By Clare Albans / 12 Feb 2021

It’s week 7 of The Happy Stitch Project, and this week we’re starting to stitch something that we’ll work on next week and the week after as well. The Do Your Thing embroidered hoop uses arrowhead stitch to fill in the letters, so we’ll be stitching that this week in some beautiful pastel shades.

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Introducing Colourful Fun Embroidery | Hello! Hooray!

Introducing Colourful Fun Embroidery!

By Clare Albans / 11 Jul 2020

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

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Hello! Hooray! my new look website launch

My new look website launch

By Clare Albans / 21 Nov 2019

It has been a week since my new look website launch, and I can’t believe how that time has flown! I had intended to write this blog post a little sooner to coincide with the launch, but life happens and it kept getting pushed back. I’m in full-on market prep mode for our Etsy Made…

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