Category Archives: Workshops

Leatherwork

I do like a good workshop that gives me the opportunity to try a new craft, I’ve never worked with leather, so when a workshop by Diamond Awl was announced at my Skipton Stitchers meeting, I was interested to try … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden

Just before Christmas I fell for a series of on line classes by Nicki Franklin of The Stitchery. I’d admired her work for quite a while on instagram, she does beautiful, pretty embroideries of flowers, country scenes, cottages…this was an … 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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Stitch Club

I’ve been on annual leave this week so it was perfect timing when textileartist.org announced a week long free workshop with Gwen Hadley. I did a couple of their free workshops last year and it certainly pushes me out of … Continue reading

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Skipton Stitchers

It was my Skipton Stitchers meeting on Monday. We had a workshop held by one of the members on crazy patchwork. We had to prepare a block in advance so we just had the stitching to learn. This was my … Continue reading

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Making a Mark

Painting is not my forte, my mum was a brilliant artist which is not always a help! I’ve got two textile workshops on the go at the moment, both of which required paint! This was my cutting out table earlier … Continue reading

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Crazy Times

Our programme for Skipton Stitchers has had to change this month as the lady who was teaching it is now isolating, so next months workshop on Crazy Patchwork has been brought forward. This meant I had some prepping to do. … Continue reading

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Skipton Stitchers Workshop

At our Embroiderers Guild meeting we usually had a speaker at each meeting on a wide variety of textile topics. Since the demise of the guild set-up and the loss of our funds we have started having mini workshops at … Continue reading

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Brazilian Embroidery

I’ve occasionally seen work described as Brazilian embroidery on facebook but I’ve never known really what it entailed. Last week at Skipton Stitchers monthly meeting we had a mini-workshop run by one of our members, the lovely Claire Ketteman. She … Continue reading

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Summer School

Earlier this month I had a wonderful weekend at Bishop Burton College where the Yorkshire region of what used to be the Embroiderers Guild hold their summer school. It’s an annual event but it was the first time I’d attended. … Continue reading

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