New Embroidery Sampler!

There is a new Embroidery Sampler in the Hoop Club. It is colorful. It has 6 stitches for you to...

Month by month – August 2018

I am still trying to make sense of the fact that where we live in the US, August is the month the...

French Mango, the latest… May 2018

I have spent the last few weeks in a cave. Well, not really in a cave, bats scare the hell out of...

Lars the Llama – Embroidery PDF Pattern for sale

Lars the Llama has been proudly living on my fireplace ever since completion and whenever I catch...

The April Hoop Club Design is out!

For anyone who may not know, back in October I decided to launch a club for embroidery enthusiasts to either practice a skill they already had or to learn through simple stitches while making pieces they would be proud of. Every month since I have been working on...

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Discipline

This is the word I have chosen to be my guide this year. After spending the last few weeks reflecting on 2016 and figuring out what I would like 2017 to be, I have finally surrendered to this word. I say surrender because it has haunted me for days all the while I was...

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Dear 2016…

I mean, TWO THOUSAND AND SIXTEEN, wow what a year you've been. You've made me grow, you've made me learn to trust myself, showed me that I could achieve what seemed unachievable and taught me to always doubt and challenge ideas and situations that I didn't like. The...

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Embroidery and me

Sometime life throws a curve ball at you and often when you least expect it. And if you leave the door ajar for it to happen it materializes even quicker. A year ago exactly, I was in a place where I felt a little bit lost. Nothing seemed to make me happy. Nothing was...

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Hello, I am Peggy!

Embroidery Artist, Blogger, Mum of two boys, French, in love with a Brit and living in Chicagoland.

Welcome to French Mango!

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