Free Wes

I used to sell this cross stitch chart until some silly lawyers made me stop. So now, I’m giving it away for free. Take that, law! If you’d like to stitch your own piece of Zubrowka’s finest accommodation, you can click this link to peruse the chart, which is just one of the free charts […]

Free Badge Friday!

Later than billed, Free Badge Friday is underway! Firstly, you must be following me on Instagram – username @tinyotterpaws. You choose which you’d like from all the remaining designs in stock, which you’ll find here. There are 3 pages, so make sure you check them all. Email letting me know which badges you like the look of […]

Free Badge Day!

Hooray for Mondays, or as they’re now known, Free Badge Days! As the opening event of the grand gala closing month of The Bellwether, today you can claim a free cross stitch badge with your initial on it absolutely free of charge. Not even postage. I know, right? To claim your badge, simply do the […]

Giveaway: Crafts For Christmas Glasgow Tickets

The good people at Crafts for Christmas & The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show got in touch with me recently to tell me all about their upcoming show in Glasgow. Held at the Glasgow SECC from Thursday 22nd October through to Sunday 25th October, it’s a veritable cornucopia of festive craft inspiration, including stands selling materials […]

Really Last Minute Gifts

Still not done with your Christmas shopping? Here’s a couple of last minute ideas. Lucky Dip Club Imagine getting a wee box full of surprise gifts through the post every month – imagine no more, for that’s exactly what Lucky Dip Club is – a box of delights around a different theme through your letterbox […]

Shit Happened

Some more stuff I enjoyed, Stateside: Pottering around my cousins’ beautiful home and admiring their many trinkets, antiques and pieces of art, including this tiny scrimshaw box and this vintage tin from the factory my uncle managed back in the day.   Walking into Anthropologie and realising the whole shop was 20% off and managing […]

Gift Guide

Image by Little Dot Creations Y’all know already that I am a very strident supporter of buying local, independent goods all year round, but this is even more important at Christmas time. Christmas for the little guys can totally make or break your whole year. Some years, I’ve taken more cash in November and December than […]