Tag Archives: embroidery

Mothers Day Gift

Apologies if this is a bit of a proud Mum post!! My 19 year old daughter Helen is in Uni at the moment but she came home for Mothers Day weekend. She gave me the most beautiful present, I’m so … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 8

It’s three weeks since I last posted photos of my flower lattice, this is what it looked like then; Since then I’ve spent a morning at Embroiderers Guild and an evening at home working on it. It’s surprising how quickly … Continue reading

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Jenny Wren Embroidery

I’m feeling well chuffed with myself, I have designed and stitched a proper embroidery all by myself! I even remembered to take photos of my progress!! At Embroiderers Guild we are doing a Travelling Sketchbook project, we’re in groups of six, … Continue reading

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Another Sketchbook

There does seem to be a few Sketchbooks featuring here at the moment, there’s the international one organised by Anne Lawson in Australia, it’s called The Sisterhood of the Travelling Sketchbook, there’s about 14 of us contributing to it, all … Continue reading

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Catbells

Catbells is featuring quite a lot here at the moment, it is my favourite fell, but it is also on my mind because when the Sisterhood of The Travelling Sketchbook arrives I want to do something about the wonderful countryside … Continue reading

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A Rolling Landscape

A couple of weeks ago I showed you an embroidery I’d started at our Embroiderers Guild, we’d had a mini workshop on making Rolling Landscapes. The idea is that a long, thin embroidery of a scene is attached to an … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 6; Flower Lattice

Three weeks have flown by since I last showed you the Flower Lattice embroidery. It’s ribbon and stumpwork, designed by Di van Niekirk, I bought the book sort of by accident as I didn’t realise it was for one big … Continue reading

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A Rolling Landscape.

At Embroiderers Guild this month we had a workshop on Textile Rolling Landscapes. I must admit when I put my name down for it I had absolutely no idea what to expect, I just thought anything to do with landscapes … Continue reading

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Gran’s Button Jar

Gran’s Button Jar is block 91 of My Splendid Sampler quilt, it’s designed by Lynette Anderson. I really like her work, it was Lynette that designed the other BOM I stitched last year, Anderson’s Farm, so I was looking forward … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

A couple of months ago (ok, I admit it was probably a bit more than a couple!) we were all given a name badge to create at Skipton Embroiderers Guild, it’s a great idea, as particularly for a newbie like … Continue reading

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