I''ve decided I really like using felt... it's probably all the rich shades that attract me - that, and how easy it is to hand sew. Noreen knitted me a beautiful red scarf and boy, have I needed it this winter! Now I'm obsessed with making brooches...this one to match my scarf.
Choosing colours of embroidery threads is almost as good as choosing felt....simple pleasures - is that sad, or what? And a wonderful place for all things sewing is Abakhan Fabrics. Our local shop is full of everything for needlecrafts. I think I'll just pop in for something and hours later I'm still there. There's an online shop at http://www.abakhan.co.uk/ if it's too far to visit in person.