Tag Archives: embroidery

A Ladybird Inchie

At Skipton Embroiderers Guild we’re putting together a book showcasing our work and (I think) our history as well. We’ve been asked to each make an ‘inchie’, these will all be stitched together to make a book cover. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Viewing the Cherry Blossom

In Japan, when the cherry blossom comes out, everyone goes to ‘view it’. I think it’s a beautiful tradition, they all take picnics down to the parks and sit under the cherry trees to admire the blossom, what a wonderful … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 10

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my flower lattice embroidery, this is how far I’d got then; I’ve managed to get a few extra supplies on e-bay since then with this embroidery in mind, I bought a big … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbook

Skipton Embroiderers Guild are doing Travelling Sketchbooks at the moment. We are just in groups of six and the books are exchanged each month at the meeting. We could choose the theme of the book and the book I have this … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 9

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my progress on my flower lattice embroidery. Yet again I haven’t had much time to spend on my embroidery, mainly because I decided to make a concerted effort to finish my Splendid … Continue reading

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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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