November is one of our favourite months. The combination of crisp days with bright sunshine is a complete winner. This issue is like the perfect November day – bright and colourful, with the warm hug of seasonal fibres to remind you of the time of year. Our cover star, Andrea Brinkley Jenkins nails this combination with her beautiful florals stitched in chunky yarn on a crocheted background. We absolutely love her style and are sure you will too.
It’s also around this time of year that we start to think about holidays for the new year ahead and if this is you too, make sure you check out our guide to textile travel. If you’re looking for a more creative way to holiday, perhaps combining sightseeing with skills learning, then your next inspiring break is just pages away!
We have a gorgeous technique by the very talented Joanne Frankel this issue – if you have yet to try free machine embroidery then her easy to follow how-to will ease you in gently with a beautiful floral result. And what could get you more ready for the imminent arrival of Jack Frost than our cozy clutch and crocheted mini penguin projects? Happy creating!