World Embroidery Day

How funny that my birthday was on World Embroidery Day this year – just another excuse to get a little more stitching done! I had hoped to show the finished ‘Bird on a Wire’ goldwork project – but alas am no where near complete. There was just so much plunging of metal threads to do following the basket weave wings. Here is my progress so far….

I have completed the birds body (well almost) and most of the basket weave. So all that I need to do now is edge the bird in pearl purl, complete the s-ing on the branch and finish the cutwork on the leaves. Happy World Embroidery day everyone!

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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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4 Responses to World Embroidery Day

  1. Catherine says:

    Happy birthday! What a lovely way to spend your day

  2. Dima says:

    Happy belated Birthday! Looks like you had loads of fun 😉

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