Tag Archives: embroidery

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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…and Crosses

During the first week of our holiday we drove from Adelaide to Sydney, travelling along the stunning scenery of the Great Ocean Road. In the evenings I would do a little stitching whilst we chatted over a glass of wine. … Continue reading

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A Tall Year Square Etui SAL 3

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my etui, it’s rather pretty, it’s a pattern by Betsy Morgan from a Classic Inspirations magasine and each side is a different season. I’m choosing my own threads so I just picked … Continue reading

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Domesticity in Stitches

It’s our Embroiderers Guild meeting on Monday and as I’m away for the weekend in London I thought yesterday I’d better crack on with my Travelling Sketchbook entry. It’s the final swap of these travels, I get my own book … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui SAL 2

It’s three weeks since I last showed my Tall Year Square Etui, it’s a pattern by Betsy Morgan from issue 93 of Classic Inspirations. This is where I was three weeks ago…I must admit over recent weeks I’ve been concentrating … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui SAL 1

Last year I happened to see a photograph of a beautiful embroidered etui box, I traced it back to a¬†Classic Inspirations magasine so I ordered it immediately. My mum used to get Classic Inspirations years ago, they are an Australian … Continue reading

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Christmas Robin

The travelling Sketchbooks from Skipton Embroiderers Guild are on the move again and as our meeting is a week early this year to accommodate Christmas, I thought I’d better crack on with it! The book I’m embroidering for this month … Continue reading

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Chicken Embroidery

Having not posted all week, I’ve written two posts today! So if you’re looking for my SAL post, just scroll down, it’s before this one! Life is a bit hectic at the moment with family taking priority and sewing having … Continue reading

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Flower Lattice SAL 18

I can’t quite believe it’s time for another happy dance!!! I have been working on this embroidery since last September, a long time for me! Hope you’re sitting comfortably with a cup of tea, as there is a link to … Continue reading

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