Getting to the heart of it!

With one week left until I can continue with my Jacobean crewelwork, I decided to make a start on the little heart brooch, designed by Jenny Adin-Christie. It is the last of the three kits that I bought from her. As with all her kits, everything arrived beautifully packaged and labelled and included a very comprehensive set of instructions with full colour illustrations.

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It was lovely to get back to some goldwork – I really enjoy this technique, although it is tiring on the eyes! I spent an afternoon and evening preparing the padding and stitching the outline – now the fun can begin – adding colour, beads and sequins!

Hope this will be a nice addition to my brooch collection!

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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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