Flights of fancy

After a few weekends of sewing I have finally finished the butterfly brooch (from a kit by Jenny Adin Christie). As suspected the body was particularly tricky as it involved padding using soft string – which is a new technique to me – I found it very difficult to get a smooth, tapering shape. That said, I am really pleased with the result and can’t wait to wear it!

Sew, I have one final kit from Jenny – the heart brooch. But I am not sure if I will start this straight away, as I have just enrolled to do the RSN certificate and will be going in for my first session in a couple of weeks!

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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