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Tall Year Square Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Tall Year Square Etui, it’s a design by Betsy Morgan which was published in Classic Inspirations. Each side represents a different season, I’m using different threads to the instructions, so I’ve … Continue reading

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Back to Front

I took the last two pages of my stitch sampler with me on my walk last week, well I knew I would need something to do in the evenings when we collapsed in a heap. So as we walked from … Continue reading

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A Pair of Smalls for Skipton

My Embroiderers Guild are stitching a panel all about Skipton (where we are based) so there are embroideries of the mainĀ  buildings, some to represent areas, all surrounded by a square representing the home town of each member. I volunteered … Continue reading

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A Butterfly Flutters By…

Last Saturday I set off early to negotiate a two bus journey over to Halifax, it took over one and a half hours, it would have been much quicker by train I think if they hadn’t been on strike! It … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

Today’s photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar is a fairly easy one for me as the theme is stitch. I think choosing which stitch photo is probably more of a challenge, I’ve got a few to choose from… This is … Continue reading

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Silken Strata Cushion

I’m a bit behind with my posts at the moment, August seems to have been a lot busier than usual with short trips away, family visiting and days out, there’s no sign of life quietening down until mid September if … Continue reading

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Tall Square Year Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Tall Square Year Etui, it’s a design by Betsy Morgan which was published in the Classic Inspirations magasine, each side represents a different season. Last time I had just started autumn … Continue reading

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A Phoenix in Flight

It’s my Embroiderers Guild meeting on Monday so I thought I’s better get cracking with my entry for this months Travelling Sketchbook. With the Travelling Sketchbooks we each start an A5 sketchbook, covering it, choosing a theme, write and introduction … Continue reading

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Kantha Stitch

Last year there was an article in Stitch (the Embroiderers Guild magasine) about Angela Daymond and her interest in Kantha embroidery. Kantha is a traditional Indian style of embroidery consisting just of running stitch,stitched closely together to give movement and … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbook Time

Our travelling sketchbooks are on the rounds again at my Embroiderers Guild, we have each book for a month so we can have a think and stitch a little embroidery on the chosen theme. The theme of the book I … Continue reading

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