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I’m Eppie Thompson. I’ve fallen in love with the pleasures of sewing and I’d love to help you do the same. To me, there’s no such thing as people who don’t enjoy sewing. There are simply people who haven’t tried it yet.

I’m Eppie Thompson. I’ve fallen in love with the pleasures of sewing and I’d love to help you do the same. To me, there’s no such thing as people who don’t enjoy sewing. There are simply people who haven’t tried it yet.

The sampler my granny* made for me still has pride of place on my wall. So when some friends announced their engagement a few years ago, I thought I’d try my hand at making one. From the second I pushed the thread through the eye of the needle, I was entranced by the simple, meditative process. I knew I’d found the perfect antidote to my intense, stressful job.

*97 years old and still going strong, making beautiful samplers for every grandchild that comes into the family!

The sampler my granny* made for me still has pride of place on my wall. So when some friends announced their engagement a few years ago, I thought I’d try my hand at making one. From the second I pushed the thread through the eye of the needle, I was entranced by the simple, meditative process. I knew I’d found the perfect antidote to my intense, stressful job.

*97 years old and still going strong, making beautiful samplers for every grandchild that comes into the family!

Since then my love for sewing has only grown stronger and sharing the joys of needlework and samplers has become a much bigger part of my life.

Since then my love for sewing has only grown stronger and sharing the joys of needlework and samplers has become a much bigger part of my life.

I produce everything from my home in East London with my not-so-helpful little helper Roger. 

I produce everything from my home in East London with my not-so-helpful little helper Roger.

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