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RDK for Floss & Mischief

RDK for Floss & Mischief needlecase

Watch out stitchers, we’ve got something new for your sewing box!

We love working with independent designer-makers, and our latest collaboration with Rosie Drake-Knight has seriously upped the style ante. Say hello to the RDK for Floss & Mischief needlebook and scissor case!
RDK needlebook (closed)RDK scissor case (half open)
Rosie is a British textile designer who’s fascinated by the versatility of mark making. She’s best known for making useful and stylish products for the everyday, by combining her sketchbook snippets with amazing textile materials like leather.

We’ve long admired Rosie’s style and her use of materials, so we were thrilled when she agreed to bring her touch of cool to our sewing boxes!
RDK sewing tool set
The RDK sewing tool set for Floss & Mischief features Rosie’s signature fleck pattern, screen-printed in pastel pink onto stone grey leather and is topped with her iconic RDK seal in silver foil. Sleek metal stud closures and raw leather edges, complete the look.

Each piece is carefully screenprinted, cut and sewn by Rosie in her Devon (UK) studio, making them the ultimate luxury for any sewing box.

See the RDK needlebook, RDK scissor case and complete RDK sewing tool set in all their glory in the shop.

Retro seashells cross-stitch pattern

CrossStitcher 294 seashells

Image with thanks to Cross Stitcher

CrossStitcher 294 coverHave you spotted our bright seashells pattern in Cross Stitcher magazine yet?

Vintage posters provided the inspiration for this new cross-stitch pattern, while our choice of bold colours gives this old subject a fresh modern twist.

Find our By The Seashore cross-stitch pattern in Cross Stitcher magazine, issue 294, published on 26th June 2015.

Remember to show us your stitching on social media if you attempt it!

Lucky dip cross-stitch kits

Let’s have a little fun, mischief makers! If you can’t decide which cross-stitch kit to buy, let us pick one for you and get 30% off to boot…

Floss & Mischief lucky dip cross-stitch kit

With our new lucky dip option, we’ll surprise you with a cross-stitch kit from within our £14.99 range. You won’t know what you’ve got until you unwrap it! Plus, we think your adventurous streak needs rewarding, so each lucky dip cross-stitch kit comes with a bonus 30% off! Now that’s an especially nice surprise.

Are you brave enough for the lucky dip challenge?! Go on, dip in.

New Tawny Spider cross-stitch pattern

Tawny Spider hoopla

Staring at spiders is not on our list of favourite things to do. So when one mischievous stitcher asked us to create a cross-stitch pattern of an orb-weaving spider, we needed some Dutch courage.

Thankfully we persisted to create this colourful character, who you now get to stitch up without the creepiness.

The pattern is super easy to stitch especially as it uses only one stitch: full cross-stitch. Its one-bobbin difficulty means it’s brilliant for newbies.

Grab the Tawny Spider cross-stitch pattern now from our pattern shop.

Guess who’s back

He was one of the first cross-stitch patterns we created as part of our taxidermy-inspired collection, so it’s fair to say that the Green Beetle occupies a special place in our heart. Now, after a long absence, he’s back with a bang!

Green Beetle hoopla

During his travels he underwent a little makeover including an image (branding) overhaul, some colour tweaking and a new photoshoot to show off his new look. We’re told he feels rejuvenated and ready to mingle.

The colourful Green Beetle cross-stitch pattern is available to buy exclusively as a PDF download from our online pattern shop. Welcome home little critter!

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