Tag Archives: embroidery

Staying Home Quilt

Last week I managed to finish the last of the embroidered blocks for my Staying Home quilt. This is my adaptation of the SAL organised by Natalie of the BirdHouse, she organised various quilt designers in Australia to give a … Continue reading

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Visible Darning and Rag Textiles

As soon as I had finished the transfer workshop with Stitchbook Collective, I started straight away with the next box, on visible darning. I don’t think I’ve ever tried darning before, I really wasn’t sure about this one but I … Continue reading

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Stitchbook Collective

I got a bit behind with my Stitchbook Collective, this is the series of on-line workshops which Helen Bellingham from Untangled Threads is running. They’ve been great for trying new techniques and products…and pushing me so far out of my … Continue reading

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Harry the Hare SAL

I’ve decided my hare is a Harry, not a Harold, he looks too gentle to be Harold, anyway my Granddad was a Harry! Three weeks ago I had just finished embroidering the actual hare, I just had the background the … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt

I’m making good progress on my Staying Home quilt, it’s basically going to be made from the left over fabric from my Coming Home quilt, I seem to have rather a lot left! The basis of the quilt are some … Continue reading

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Harold the Hare SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you Harold and I have to say I’m quite amazed at the progress this time! I was getting to the point of thinking I’ll just get his head and shoulders done and frame … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt

I’ve stitched another two blocks from the Love & Hugs SAL on facebook, there’s a 6″ block being released every day, so I’m just printing off the patterns and stitching when I can. I’ve discovered there will be sixteen patterns … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

It’s always worth looking for the silver lining when you’re in a cloud! Whilst so many of us are in a lockdown situation there are others who are designing things for us to stitch, keeping our hands and our minds … Continue reading

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Globes and Spheres

This year my Embroiderers Guild are doing travelling sketchbooks again, it’ll be the third time I’ve done it I think, I find it really pushes me creative-wise as I have to think up my own design. January was spent starting … Continue reading

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Harold the Hare

It’s three weeks since I shared my finished Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it still gives me a warm glow when I see it in our bedroom! I’ve decided my next two projects here need to be my UFO’s. Last year … Continue reading

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