Category Archives: Workshops

Stitch a Garden SAL

Well I have my dancing shoes on! Last night I finished – ish my stitched patio garden for my fabric book about my garden. I say -ish as I might just put a few more stitches on it…might! This is … Continue reading

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A Barn Owl in the Garden

I have a bit of a thing about barn owls, they’re beautiful birds and it’s quite a magical experience when you see one. I was once driving home in the dark along a country lane and as I turned a … Continue reading

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Stitching Flowers

Over the weekend I concentrated on finishing my flower sampler, this is for my textile book about the garden. I’ve been doing an on-line course with Nicki Franklyn frm the stitchery called Stitch-a-Garden and this sampler is one of the … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden SAL

My garden stitching is coming along nicely, I think before I had a bit of white page syndrome, worrying about how it was going to come out so actually stitching not much at all. Now I’ve got started and it’s … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden

As part of the stitch-a-garden course Nicki Franklyn from The Stitchery has included little samplers of how to stitch different parts of the garden. I stitched a tree and shrub sampler earlier in the course… It’s useful to see different … Continue reading

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Merging Workshops

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks here, hence very few posts! Our house sale has fallen through as our buyers pulled out, luckily before we had incurred costs for purchasing the one we wanted! Other countries seem to have … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden SAL

I’ve finally made a bit more progress on my garden stitching, not a huge amount as I’m still a bit hesitant on how I’m going to get the effect I want. Three weeks ago on my last SAL post I’d … Continue reading

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Stitching Maps

I started an on line embroidery course with Zara Day a few weeks ago on cartography, I love looking at maps and I’ve a couple of ideas rumbling round my head of embroidered maps, so hopefully this will give me … Continue reading

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Cartography Course

Several of our Skipton Stitchers members have done on-line embroidery courses with Zara Day and they’ve always enthused about them so one of them mentioned she had just signed up for her cartography course I decided to check it out. … Continue reading

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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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