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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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Why Embroidery? - How I became an embroidery artist

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Why Embroidery? - How I became an embroidery artist

Why embroidery? While I was thinking hard about a catchy title for my first blog (yes, it's not that easy), the thought came up: Why embroidery? Before reading, I must apologize for the long story but shortening didn't make things better 😉 I walked many paths in life before getting to my destination: Embroidery Artist! Ever since I can remember, I like to make things. It once started making a booklet about my favorite pop group, (Dutch girl band The Dolly Dots for those who remember 😊) In it came all the pictures about band members supported by corresponding lyrics....

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