Tag Archives: embroidery

Finishings

I’m in a finishing sort of mood at the moment. I happened to look at the fabric folder where I keep quilt blocks waiting to be made up and embroideries waiting to be made into something and it’s bulging at … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve made reasonable progress on my seaside quilt, though not as much as I hoped as I ended up distracted this week by the Little Book of Comfort and Flossie the Barts Bunny! This is the quilt design by Kathryn … Continue reading

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A Comfort Book

Ever had an idea and just run with it… A friend who is going through difficult times at the moment recently posted on facebook that she had heard about comfort boxes, the idea being that friends and family wrote something … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Seaside quilt, this is the quilt from the book by Kathryn Whittingham, the same lady who designed the Cottage Garden quilt I made earlier in the year. I was just embroidering the … Continue reading

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Summer School

Earlier this month I had a wonderful weekend at Bishop Burton College where the Yorkshire region of what used to be the Embroiderers Guild hold their summer school. It’s an annual event but it was the first time I’d attended. … Continue reading

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Flower Power

A couple of weeks ago I shared my progress on my denim jacket, embroidering flowers along the back… This is a white denim jacket I bought at Sainsbury’s, our local supermarket. It was only £22, cheap enough to try something … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

Over the last few days I’ve been busy embroidering blocks for my seaside quilt and I’m three seagulls short of finishing the top row! Three weeks ago I’d stitched the first set of blocks together and I’d just finished embroiderinfg … Continue reading

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Flower Power

My white denim jacket is coming along nicely. It’s a lot easier to sew than I thought it might be, It’s quite a soft denim, it’s just an inexpensive one I bought at our local supermarket, Sainsbury’s. These are the … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve not made as much progress as I’d hoped over the last three weeks with my seaside quilt, mainly because I’ve been dress-making more as I’ve realized those four or five extra pounds I’ve put on during lockdowns have been … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

It’s happy dance time with my Leafy Tree embroidery. This is a design by Mary Corbet of Needle’n’Thread. It’s available in an e-book which I found worked really well for this project, I could print off the necessary pages but … Continue reading

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