I should probably get in a little more practice before attempting the butterfly brooch by Jenny Adin Christie – but I always was very impatient! So have made a start on the felt padding. I must remember to get this right before starting to embellish ….
Getting the felt padding just right.
I have always loved wearing brooches and have quite a large collection – but am now really pleased to be adding ones that I have made myself.
My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything.
Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider.
I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....