Category Archives: The Travelling Sketchbook

William Morris Embroidery

It’s my Embroiderers Guild meeting on Monday so I thought it was time I embroidered something for the travelling sketchbook in my possession at the moment. We’re in a group of five this time and our sketchbooks are circulating round … Continue reading

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Christmas Robin

The travelling Sketchbooks from Skipton Embroiderers Guild are on the move again and as our meeting is a week early this year to accommodate Christmas, I thought I’d better crack on with it! The book I’m embroidering for this month … Continue reading

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Chicken Embroidery

Having not posted all week, I’ve written two posts today! So if you’re looking for my SAL post, just scroll down, it’s before this one! Life is a bit hectic at the moment with family taking priority and sewing having … Continue reading

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Buttonholes and Blankets

It was Craft Club afternoon with my WI on Friday, we usually just take our own projects and enjoy stitching and chatting with of course a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. I decided to start another … Continue reading

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The Traveller has Returned!

Yesterday I had a great day out at Skipton Embroiderers Guild, not only did we have workshops in the morning (stitching doodle flowers and felting) and an inspiring speaker in the afternoon (Jackie Cardy with her beautiful embroidered felt) we … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbooks Review

Today I will hopefully be bringing my travelling sketchbook home from my Embroiderer’s Guild meeting, I haven’t seen it for about six months so it’s pretty exciting waiting to see what everyone has been embroidering for me. This is the … Continue reading

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A Word About Embroidery

Over the last few months my Embroiderer’s Guild has been creating Travelling Sketchbooks. We’re all in groups of six and each month we have someone else’s book to make an entry for. This is the final book before we get … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Travelling Sketchbook

It is over a year since The Sisterhood of the Travelling Sketchbook began it’s travels. The journey started in Australia with Anne Lawson who had the idea of a sketchbook that traveled around the world. She made a hand-bound sketchbook from a … Continue reading

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Stars in the Travelling Sketchbook

Tomorrow at my Embroiderers Guild meeting we have the penultimate swop of our travelling sketchbooks, at the July meeting I’ll get my own back again and see what everyone has been stitching for me. In the meantime I had an … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbook goes on my Favourite Walk

I’ve been concentrating this week on my entry for the Travelling Sketchbook, I stitched Catbells first, this is my embroidery of Catbells with the reflection on Derwentwater; For the facing page I wanted some kind of map showing my favourite … Continue reading

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