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Banded Wrens products

Banded Wrens Products

Do you love the Banded Wrens pattern? We've introduced a range of products, from clocks, mugs to t-shirts and lots of things in-between. ...

What is cross stitch?

What is cross stitch?

What is embroidery? The word ‘embroider’ comes from the French ‘broder’ meaning to prettify, adorn, decorate. Embroidery – the art of embellishing fabric using needle and thread. This thread was often silk, cotton, or fine wire like gold or silver. Common embroidery types include crewel work, needlepoint, cross-stitch and quilting. ...