Category Archives: Workshops

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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Community Stitch Challenge

At the end of last year I promised myself I wasn’t going to do any stitch-a-long projects, I was just going to stitch whatever I wanted…so how come just three months in I’m doing not one, but three weekly stitch-a-longs! … Continue reading

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Memories in Stitch

I’ve recently started following Textile Artist on facebook and they have just started their 2021 Community Challenge. Each week a different textile artist presents a workshop or talk to inspire you to stitch something. It’s all free and I find … Continue reading

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Grasses and Flowers Workshop

A couple of months back I spotted a course run by Jo Hill which looked rather interesting. With so many teachers going on line it does make for a lot more opportunities to attend workshops, whilst there is something special … Continue reading

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Dancing to Bethlehem

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Bethlehem embroidery, I was still prevaricating over the filling in designs round the spirals and I was still only half way round the outer border… Well it was the first thing … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

It’s a while since I last checked how I was doing with my 2020 Vision, I’ve just looked back and it was May – doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun!! As we are now three quarters of the way … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Embroidery SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Bethlehem embroidery, this is the Palestinian style piece I started at a workshop by Deborah Mullins last year. Three weeks ago I had just started the Chevron stitch border which will … Continue reading

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Playing with Circles

I was meant to be walking from Addingham to Skipton today with my walking buddy, along the route of a Roman road. However it’s persisting heavily, we’re fair weather walkers and setting off in heavy rain with no respite in … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Pictures

Over the last few days I’ve been reorganising my sewing room, I’ve been mulling it over for a while as the previous layout just wasn’t working. I decided at the weekend to rearrange the cupboards, then if I’m happy, I’ll … Continue reading

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Harold the Hare SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you Harold and I have to say I’m quite amazed at the progress this time! I was getting to the point of thinking I’ll just get his head and shoulders done and frame … Continue reading

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