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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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A Field of Flowers

In my attempt to sew some of my stock of kits this year I decided to stitch a little embroidery I bought probably over two years ago at Yarndale. It’s a design by Anne Brooke, I love her designs, especially … Continue reading

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Bertie the Blackbird

I’ve nicknamed my blackbird Bertie, as “my embroidered blackbird in the style of William Morris” is getting a bit of a mouthful! It was nearly Bill as I did think it could be a nod to William Morris,but he really … Continue reading

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Stitching in the Dales

This week I had a wonderful three days at Stitching in the Dales, it’s like a three day embroidery retreat organised by Grassington Embroiderers Guild and is held at Threshfield, the village nextdoor, so as well as three days embroidering … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui SAL 6

Three weeks have flown by since I last shared my Tall Year Square Etui with you. It’s a design by Betsy Morgan which is in the Classic Inspirations magasine. Three weeks ago I was doing a mini happy dance, a … Continue reading

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Mountain Sketchbook

Last weekend I shared my new Travelling Sketchbook with you, I’ve chosen a theme of flowers. It will circulate around a group in our Embroiderers Guild and everyone will put a piece of their work in it, so in a … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks on the move!

Our sketchbooks at Skipton Embroiderers Guild are about to go travelling again! This will be the third round of travelling sketchbooks I’ve been involved with. For those not familiar with the concept, we all start with an A5 artists sketchbook, … Continue reading

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