30th March 2016

Oekaki Renaissance Embroidery Project Submissions

Spring has sprung (even if it was damply), and we’re sprucing up Oekaki World to match. We love the community around Oekaki World, and we’ll be making it bigger, bolder and better this year. To make this happen, we’d like your help – and your submissions! We’re looking for the most exciting …

19th October 2015

Marvellous Mini Quilts: Why We Love Sewing Small

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] As the nights get longer and the weather colder, our thoughts at Oekaki World obviously turn to quilts – but this year our attention has been caught by something a bit unusual in the quilting family. Small in size but packing a powerful creative punch, mini quilts have …

14th September 2015

ABC Sewing: How To Start Teaching Children To Sew

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”2245″ img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] With crafting ‘cool’ again, and the back to school days back with us, what better time to get children excited about sewing? There are loads of reasons to learn to sew, for adults and kids alike. As well as the practical benefits (being able to whip …

10th August 2015

Sewing Festival Favourites, Get Inspired!

One of the best things about being a creative stitcher is getting to know the community. Here at Oekaki World we know that community spirit is important to us, and that’s why we encourage all of you to share your Oekaki projects with us. We just love to hear about …

08th July 2015

Oekaki Renaissance Receives Red Dot Award

Have you heard the good news? On the 29th June, the Red Dot Award Gala brought the global design scene together in Essen. Hundreds celebrated the best and most beautiful from a year of design. We are so pleased to announce that the Oekaki Renaissance was a part of it. That’s …

16th June 2015

Behind A Project: Anne Griffiths’ Embroidery Hoop Art

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1983″ img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] To show the process behind some of our favourite projects,  we’ll be looking behind the scenes at how they come to life, from sketch to stitches. Here, we’re watching an embroidery hoop art piece by Anne Griffiths evolve. At Oekaki World, we love that …

04th May 2015

Artist Profile: Mandy Pattullo

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1869″ img_link_target=”_self”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] Oekaki World is all about celebrating the clever and creative of the sewing world – we’re always looking for others who love beautiful sewing as much as we do. Our Artist Profiles show off the best and brightest of British textiles artists, from all kinds …

10th April 2015

Guest Tutorial: Floral Handbag By Debbie Shore

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] We’ve loved the beautiful blooms of our spring free motion florals movement, but we’re not slowing down yet! We’ve got some great freehand flower tips in our first guest tutorial from the fantastic Debbie Shore. This cute, simple handbag is for a perfect afternoon sew along session! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] …

17th March 2015

Join Our Spring Free Motion Florals Movement!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1752″ img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] Spring has sprung Okay, so spring might be arriving a little slower than we’d like. We’ve had enough of the cold and the clouds though! We’re giving spring a helping hand at Oekaki HQ with bunches of free motion florals. There’s nothing that gets us feeling better …

30th October 2014

Artist Profile: Karen Hall

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1623″ img_link_target=”_self”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] Oekaki World is all about celebrating the clever and creative of the sewing world – we’re always looking for others who love beautiful sewing as much as we do. After all that hard work, want to share our finds with you! The Artist Profiles are …