Shiny, shiny….

After a weekend of on/off sewing my butterfly brooch is finally starting to take shape. It has been a very fiddly process, particularly adding the spangles – especially as my fingers are rather like oversized bananas! The directions are very explicit, clear and simple to understand – but in practice it takes a lot of patience to get everything just so. I see little point in rushing to finish and then not wanting to wear the product because of mistakes that have been made along the way – and we are always our worst critics. I finally decided to have a break when my eyes started seeing double!


Just looking at the picture, I can spot several spangles that are not lying flat. This will really annoy me and I may have to go back and redo them.

About wybrow1966

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....
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