This issue will inspire you for the year to come and reveal a world of creative ideas and opportunities. Have you ever thought about embroidering with flowers? Yes, WITH them? Olga Prinku has, and her incredible work is a feast for the imagination and will no doubt get your creative cogs whirring. If your workspace is looking a little bit 2019, then take inspiration from Alicia Scardetta, whose workspace in her New York home is pure 2020 goals. Or, take to heart Isa Martin’s wise words on finding your own creative voice – she overcame tragic loss with the power of embroidery and credits it with saving her life. Her story is proof that anything is possible.
Why not make yourself a quilted hot water bottle project to survive the last of the winter? Maybe you want to try your hand at a new skill? If so, our textured weave project is the one for you! Beautiful and original, this project is a must make.
And then there’s our columnist, Claire Mort’s exclusive interview with our cover star, Danielle Clough, whose stitching ethos and skill are undeniably inspiring; she’s thread royalty at its most down to earth. Enjoy, and go get 2020!