Cape Town based Lauren Fowler, self-proclaimed ‘thing maker’, has jazzed up the old cross-stitch hoop (R350 – R450) with contemporary images and slang. Looking for a house-warming gift? These entrance hall pieces are a cosy and quirky welcome that we find typically South African. Made with quality thread, canvas and Ringco embroidery hoops, they’re a must-have in any home. Order yours from laurenfowler.co.za.