Monthly Archives: April 2017

Soggy Bottom…

Finally managed to finish my slate frame bag today – but it took most of the day again! First I attached the shoulder straps to each side of the bag – making sure they were at the same distance, and … Continue reading

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Bag it up!

I have heard a lot of people comment on how expensive the RSN courses are, but in all honesty I feel they are well worth the money and in line with lots of other workshops that I have taken part … Continue reading

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Sew slow….

Apparently crewel embroidery develops quickly on the canvas. I have to disagree! After a full day of stitching, unpicking and re-stitching, I surveyed the results of my labour – and was slightly disappointed in the lack of progress that I … Continue reading

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Starting to sew…

Day 2 at Hampton Court and luckily the sun was shining as all I had to protect my rather large slate frame was an even┬álarger plastic bag. I am hoping to get something a little more sturdy sorted out soon. … Continue reading

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Prick, Pounce, Paint!

Day 1 of the RSN Certificate course – and I turned up early, very unsure of what to expect. I was met by my tutor for the day, Owen Davies, who put me at ease straight away. My first task … Continue reading

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RSN Certificate

Sew, with one week to go until my first day on the RSN certificate course, I finally received all the information I need to get myself prepared. The first part of the course is in Jacobean Crewel work. I have … Continue reading

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