Category Archives: Textile Books

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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The Bees Knees

I’m collecting bee embroideries at the moment to go in a textile book about bees. I bought one recently off a facebook destash site, it’s a simple little design from Hands On Design called Humble Honey. It was a perfect … 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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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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Crazy Patchwork

I’ve been trying to finish a few projects this week, tidying up loose ends before I start my next big project. Last Monday at my Skipton Stitchers meeting we had a workshop on Crazy Patchwork, we had to prepare a … Continue reading

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Travelling Pages

I’ve taken part in travelling books several times, both with Skipton Stitchers and internationally, the idea is that you start a book on your chosen theme, put some embroidery in it and pass it on, you take it in turns … Continue reading

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A Comfort Book

Ever had an idea and just run with it… A friend who is going through difficult times at the moment recently posted on facebook that she had heard about comfort boxes, the idea being that friends and family wrote something … Continue reading

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Stitching 4 the Soul Book SAL

I started this fabric book last summer, late to the party but it didn’t matter, Anne Brooke has all of her lovely tutorials on YouTube. Having stitched a double page spread every three weeks I have finally finished it, happy … Continue reading

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