Tag Archives: embroidery

The Leafy Tree SAL

Last month I started the Leafy Tree embroidery by Mary Corbett, of Needle ‘n’ Thread I’d bought the e-book last year and finally got round to starting it. I love the way the colours gradually change through the tree from … Continue reading

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Community Stitch Challenge

Last week I completed the first Community Stitch Challenge from Textile Artist with my portrait of James and Helen walking along the beach… This week the workshop was by Merrill Comeau,, she’s a very interesting lady and her challenge was … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

Well I’m still hand quilting this beautiful quilt, but I’m still enjoying the hand quilting too! This is the gorgeous quilt from The Cottage Garden Quilt book by Kathryn Whittingham, so far it’s hand embroidered with raw edge applique, machine … Continue reading

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Memories in Stitch

I’ve recently started following Textile Artist on facebook and they have just started their 2021 Community Challenge. Each week a different textile artist presents a workshop or talk to inspire you to stitch something. It’s all free and I find … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

Having finished my Stitching for the Soul book last month I then spent a few days deciding what project to stitch next. Having done a few more of what I would call textile art embroidery projects recently I was in … Continue reading

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Stitch Wheel

I’ve learnt three new stitches with the Stitch Wheel sampler by Cathy Reavy. Cathy releases the new stitches every Thursday. Last week I was just over half way round the second ring… The first one to be stitched this week … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

So far I’m managing to keep up to date with my black-work stitch-a-long. It’s a free one by Peppermint Purple and a new block is released each Wednesday. It’s a few weeks since I posted about it so there’s enough … Continue reading

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Stitch-wheel Sampler

Over the weekend I managed to stitch the three new stitches from Cathy Reavy’s Stitch-wheel Sampler. This is a stitch-a-long on Youtube, she’s now got a facebook page too so we can see how everyone else is stitching the samples … Continue reading

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Stitch Wheel Sampler

Last time I shared my stitch-wheel I was still stitching the first ring of leaves. This is the SAL organised by Cathy Reavy, she is releasing videos of new stitches every Thursday, I initially thought we would have one stitch … Continue reading

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Roadside Pink Campion

I’m trying to work my way through my stash of kits at the moment so at the weekend I had a browse through and pulled out a pretty Rowandene kit called Roadside Pink Campion. Rowandene have quite a distinct style … Continue reading

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