Tag Archives: embroidery

Stitchbook

I first read about the Stitchbook Collective over the summer. It’s a 12 month course organised by Helen of Untangled Threads, each month you receive a box of goodies and instructions on different types of what I would call free-style … Continue reading

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A Tahriri Bookmark

A few weeks back I went on a workshop at Fabbadashery by Deborah Mullins. We had a talk by her at my Embroiderers Guild and her work was beautiful. I’d already pencilled in her workshops at Fabbadashery so seeing her … Continue reading

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Nerdy Needlecase

My boss told me I needed to get a life when she asked me what I was stitching one morning before work – a needlecase with different pages for different needles! Needless to say she’s not a sewer! I’ve been … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

This month is flying by, I thought if I don’t hurry up with my update, I’ll be writing Nineteen for 19 on the 19th! So we are now half way through the year, so how am I doing with my … Continue reading

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She Sells Sea Shells

It was my Embroiderers Guild meeting yesterday so over the weekend I embroidered a little piece for the Travelling Sketchbook. The theme of the book this time was the letter S. At first I thought she meant monograms, but no, … Continue reading

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Tapestries and Vikings!

At my Guild meeting we had a fascinating talk about the Stamford Bridge Tapestries. Most people have heard about 1066 and the Battle of Hastings, all gloriously illustrated on the Bayeux Tapestries. 1066 was quite a tumultuous year here in … Continue reading

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Vintage Maps

It was my Embroiderers Guild meeting on Monday and we were due to swap our Travelling Sketchbooks for the next round, so at the weekend I thought I’d better stitch something to go in the book. It was my turn … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Round

It’s happy dance time as I’ve just finished embroidering my mandala… I started it exactly a month ago at my Embroiderers Guild meeting, I popped the kit in my bag as a back-up project in case I had chance to … Continue reading

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UFO Time

I’ve been trying to have a bit of a sort out at home, including my sewing room. Whilst mooching through boxes I found an embroidery I did years ago, 1988 to be precise, I know that because luckily I embroidered … Continue reading

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A Bird in the Hand..

I’ve got two embroidery projects on the go at the moment, well actually I’ve got three, but one is my new stitch-a-long piece so you’ll have to wait til tomorrow to see that one. At one of the big shows … Continue reading

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