Embroider with meaning


Embroidery has in the past few years become a cool creative activity. As the record player and vinyl became a trendy thing to have and own – embroidery is now a trendy thing to learn and do. I  also got on the bandwagon a couple of years ago. It’s a great activity for when you’ve occasionally got 10 mins to spare, there’s no pressure to finish it all in one go.

There are some beautiful pieces being made out there. Like the below ones from Sarah K. Benning and Namaste Embroidery.

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But there is also a great, wonderfully subtle and strong movement towards saying some powerful things with the thread. A movement that I love! Get it all out in a beautiful and creative way.


These are more patterns from Namaste Embroidery. A subtly strong statement within a beautiful presentation. I would hang this on my wall! This is actually an embroidery pattern – so you can make it for yourself! Find it HERE


Feminism and self-worth is always great. This little embroidery is small and subtle but packs a big ol’punch. Find it HERE

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The final creator I am featuring is Moonrise Whims not only do they create these fun and funky worded pieces they also create works such as below. Full of weirdly intriguing imagery and beautifully finished pieces of art.

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They also created the piece in the cover photo. An expressive piece that I feel everyone can relate with!

I have quietly admired these works and creatives on Instagram for a while now and wanted to write this short post as a nod to them and their work. Obviously this is a tiny collection of the protesting embroiderers. Please get in contact if you know of anymore and give all these and us a follow on insta!

Happy stitching!

Beth Victoria

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DIY: Fill a space on a wall

Here are some great simple little DIY ways to fill a wall space. They look great and they’re not really that hard to do!


Collect colour swatches and stick them/pin them to your wall.

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And if you’re feeling really creative here are some great little ideas for a DIY wall decor.

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Use black tape to create geometric shapes and animals, an easy and quick way to create something new and different in a room.

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Colour tape looks great too.

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Blackboard walls! We love them at bethvictoria.com and will deffo be creating one of these at home!

Paint a wall with blackboard paint and then let your creativeness flow.

Happy DIY-ing!


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