A word (or three) for 2019

For the last few years I have been doing what most people seem to be doing, pick a word supposed...

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...
New Embroidery Sampler!

New Embroidery Sampler!

There is a new Embroidery Sampler in the Hoop Club. It is colorful. It has 6 stitches for you to try and/or practice. It is available now. And it is FREE! This sampler has been designed to practice the stitches currently available on the tutorial page so make sure you...

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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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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