Creative with canvas

I know that I should be concentrating on my Jacobean Crewel work – but I just don’t feel like tackling a big project at this moment in time. Instead I decided to rummage through my sewing bags and found a couple of kits that I bought years ago (and I do mean years ago!). Amongst them was a little canvas work kit by Sue Hawkins – I think I picked it up at one of the big stitching and knitting exhibitions – and as I am thinking of doing a canvas work module after my crewel work – it seemed an ideal project for the week.

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I particularly liked the colours of this kit – but I am not really sure if this is the same sort of work as the canvas work at the RSN – but I figured that any practice is a good thing! The most pleasing thing was the speed at which I was able to complete the project. All I have to do now is sew the pieces together, stuff them and add the tassels.

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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2 Responses to Creative with canvas

  1. Catherine says:

    Definitely a good little sampler for your canvaswork piece! I. Not sure anything could have prepared me for canvaswork, but I do think it is something you either ‘get’ and enjoy or you don’t!

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