Sophia, Fundraiser for Ukraine

On February 24th, 2022, Russia launched an invasion on Ukraine which has quickly turned into a bloody and devastating war. Many lives have been turned upside down forcing women and children to flee their country leaving behind loved ones, their home and everything...

Keep it Simple

s/Have you ever dreamed of feeling composed, productive, calm and relaxed in the mist of everything going on? Have you ever marveled at the idea of a house permanently put together, laundry caught up to and a fridge constantly hosting exactly what you need to prepare...

Transfer a pattern without tracing

I have received a few messages recently, asking me for the best method to transfer a pattern without tracing. I get it, tracing on fabric can sometime be difficult and you also might want to work with a fabric that makes it hard to see through because it is too thick...

Stitch these Christmas Cacti with me!

Happy Friday! Can you feel that Christmas vibe? I have been saying for days that it is way too early for me to think about Christmas yet and I have just realized that we are 6 weeks away! It is therefore the perfect time to relaunch these Christmas Cacti and stitch...

The Autumn Stitch Along is finished

Do you want to join a free stitch along and learn embroidery with a very cute hoop?  On Friday last week we stitched the very last piece to our Autumn Stitch Along. A cute little Hedgehog came to complete 3 weeks of daily meetings with lovely ladies who came to stitch...

Stitch in Focus; the Satin Stitch

So, you are at the beginning of your Embroidery journey and you would like to learn? I want to help you and that's why I am starting a series on the various stitches that you will want to learn in order to practice this craft.  I also wanted to illustrate this series...

Getting started with Brick Stitch

Following my last post,  and after ending the Summer Stitch Along, I made the decision to give myself the gift of time and try a new skill I have been meaning to try for years! Beaded Jewelry. I think I purchased my first supplies back in 2018 and they have sat at the...

On filling my own cup…

Hey, what's up, yo! Ok, that sounds weird. My kids would probably cringe in a corner, should they witness this moment... Weird and empty, that's how I have been feeling in the last few weeks. This is the first time, ever, that I can't even stand my own self. I don't...

One week into the Summer Stitch Along…

And what a week it has been! The wonderful and talented Jessica Turner of The Mom Creative gave me a huge shout out, sending over no less than 300 new followers my way and wow, how exciting that was to see so many new faces and generate so many sweet and encouraging...

Summer Stitch Along

We are ready to launch! The Summer Stitch Along will start next Monday 03rd August 2020 with Day 1. I am so excited about it, although I have to say that I have given myself a lot of hard time about it. I wanted to release it 3 weeks ago but the overwhelm with...
Sophia, Fundraiser for Ukraine

Sophia, Fundraiser for Ukraine

On February 24th, 2022, Russia launched an invasion on Ukraine which has quickly turned into a bloody and devastating war. Many lives have been turned upside down forcing women and children to flee their country leaving behind loved ones, their home and everything...

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Keep it Simple

Keep it Simple

Do you want to stitch it for yourself or someone you love? You can find the pattern and embroidery guide at the link below so let’s simplify together! (regardless of how corny it sounds…) 

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Stitch in Focus; the Satin Stitch

Stitch in Focus; the Satin Stitch

So, you are at the beginning of your Embroidery journey and you would like to learn? I want to help you and that's why I am starting a series on the various stitches that you will want to learn in order to practice this craft.  I also wanted to illustrate this series...

read more
On filling my own cup…

On filling my own cup…

Hey, what's up, yo! Ok, that sounds weird. My kids would probably cringe in a corner, should they witness this moment... Weird and empty, that's how I have been feeling in the last few weeks. This is the first time, ever, that I can't even stand my own self. I don't...

read more
One week into the Summer Stitch Along…

One week into the Summer Stitch Along…

And what a week it has been! The wonderful and talented Jessica Turner of The Mom Creative gave me a huge shout out, sending over no less than 300 new followers my way and wow, how exciting that was to see so many new faces and generate so many sweet and encouraging...

read more
Summer Stitch Along

Summer Stitch Along

We are ready to launch! The Summer Stitch Along will start next Monday 03rd August 2020 with Day 1. I am so excited about it, although I have to say that I have given myself a lot of hard time about it. I wanted to release it 3 weeks ago but the overwhelm with...

read more
Peggy Poyser Embroidery Artist

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French Mango was founded by me, Peggy, French Embroidery artist, living in Chicagoland. I teach Embroidery and design colorful patterns inspired by nature.

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