Category Archives: embroidery

Stitch a Garden SAL

One of my bigger projects (time wise!) is a textile book of our garden. Nicky from The Stitchery is running a SAL with videos and instructions on how to stitch a garden, it’s meant to be a picture but as … Continue reading

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Stitching on the Move Bag

Having decorated a cotton bag for the competition at Skipton Stitchers, I then turned to the fabric sample which needed titivating and turning into something. A few years ago I made a project bag to live in my handbag with … Continue reading

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Skipton Stitchers

One of our members is celebrating an amazing 50 years in the Embroiderers Guild, and she is still just as involved within the organisation and enthusiastic about embroidery. She decided to celebrate by organising a competition for our members and … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

Earlier this year I signed up for an on-line workshop with Nicki Franklyn from The Stitchery called Stitch a Garden. I’ve admired Nicki’s work for a while, it’s so pretty and delicate so it didn’t take long to persuade myself … Continue reading

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Bee Happy

A few months back I decided to make a fabric book of bees, my plan is to have various small embroideries of bees, interspersed with words about bees, such as poems, facts. I have a lovely cross-stitch bumble bee which … Continue reading

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Dancing Round Catbells SAL

I can’t quite believe it’s been two whole weeks since I last posted, I’ve been doing a lot of stitching but issues at home have meant I’ve had little time for posting, so I’ve a few posts to write over … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

Well I’ve started my border, and now I’ve decided which border pattern to use it’s moving on fairly quickly. This blackwork pattern is last years free SAL from Peppermint Purple, Claire (the designer) did suggest a lovely colourway but I … Continue reading

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Curlews in the Red

At Skipton Stitchers we have a variation of travelling books going round at the moment, rather than each persons book going round the group we are given a theme each month, all based around our next exhibition which is in … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden

Recently I started an on-line embroidery course with Nicki Franklyn from The Stitchery, she does beautiful, delicate stitching, very pretty. The course is called Stitch a Garden, it can be any garden, she is stitching Beatrix Potters garden up at … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

Ever felt you have too many projects on the go? Well that’s me at the moment, it’s a good job I have these three weekly reporting in posts to keep me on track! Three weeks ago I was working my … Continue reading

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