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Re-using embroidery 'waste' in a creative way (9 tips!)

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Re-using embroidery 'waste' in a creative way (9 tips!)

Re-using embroidery ‘waste’ in a creative way (9 tips!) My thoughts on how to re-use my embroidery waste and changing my creative process Where products are made there is waste…that is the brutal reality and makes me realize that I need to be more responsible and critical when it comes to my own creation process... I try to be conscious by reducing my waste at home, separating my carbage, don’t buy fast fashion but mostly secondhand and/or fair niche brands. I am slowly changing my beauty routine into using nature-based products from niche brands. Every step forward sometimes means 3...

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What to embroider next? 5 tips for your creativity without using social media

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What to embroider next? 5 tips for your creativity without using social media

5 tips on how to get inspiration (without copy-pasting what we all see on social media) Inspiration is everywhere these days! Pictures and content enough online but how to overcome the feeling of not being overflooded? Don’t get me wrong I see truly amazing stuff out there but sometimes I feel creatively blocked by the idea of seeing it all and not being “original”. I used to be spending hours and hours on Insta for inspiration but eventually feeling tired or not inspired at all and even worse doubting your own work/style... But I know better: just create what you...

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