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Stitchbook Collective

In August I finally finished the last workshop in the Stitchbook Collective series by Helen Bellingham of Untangled Threads. It’s been a great experience and a huge learning curve as I tried techniques and products I’d never even heard of! … Continue reading

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Weaving In and Out

Over the weekend I finished the final workbox for the Stitchbook Collective. This one was on weaving. I remember weaving as a child – my Dad made us rectangular wooden frames with lots of nails in and we would sit … Continue reading

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Stitchbook Collective

I tackled another box from the Stitchbook Collective over the weekend – I’ve caught up now, just the final one to do next month!! This box was all about making mock chenille. Apparently chenille means caterpillar in french, the fabric … Continue reading

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Kunin Felt

I’m catching up with my Stitchbook Collective – this is the series of on-line workshops which Helen of Untangled Threads is organising. Each month I get a box with everything I need to try a new kind of textile media…only … Continue reading

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Laid on the Couch

I’m trying to catch up with my Stitchbook collectiove pages, mainly because I’ve got a bit behind with them but I’m also enjoying them, trying different techniques. Yesterday I finished the Couching and Laidwork box… I’ve done couching before on … Continue reading

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Toying with Tyvek

Whilst I was reorganising my sewing room I decided one way of tidying up was to complete another box from the Stitchbook Collective – as I said before, I’m easily distracted!! The next one on my to do pile was … 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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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

The advantage of doing courses like the Stitchbook Collective is that you can try new techniques out without major expenses, a bit like attending workshops, you can decide if it’s something you want to try more of. A couple of … Continue reading

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Textiles photo challenge; Playtime!

Sandra from Wild Daffodil is organising a monthly photo challenge again (last years theme was windows) this year it’s all about textiles – right up my street! Do follow the link to her post to see lots more textiles. I’ve … Continue reading

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