Monthly Archives: August 2017

The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit … Continue reading

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More stuffing please…

I have made a little (and I mean a little) progress on my beetle brooch. I drew two pictures of a stylized beetle onto cotton poplin, backed by calico and popped these into an embroidery hoop. I then tried two ways … Continue reading

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And sew it is finished….

A day of rest following a lot of paint stripping (we are redecorating the outside of the house), and I finally managed to finish the ‘Bird on a Wire’ goldwork project by Helen Stevens. I am quite pleased with the … Continue reading

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Feel the tension……

In a quest to see how much sewing could be completed from the little canvas project – I am happy to report that you can sew two squares. Although it has to be said that if I had thought about it … Continue reading

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Finished … or am I?

I managed to finish the little canvas work sampler this week, and as I was unable to get to a sewing shop or on line – decided to keep stitching to see how much more I could get out of … Continue reading

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Sew and tell…..

Sew far, this holiday, we have been lucky enough to have had the sunshine with us and have enjoyed lots of long walks with the dog along the beach. The evenings have been quiet allowing time to rest and recuperate – … Continue reading

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Holiday project…

Everything has come to a standstill with my goldwork bird as I cannot take it away on holiday with me – I think that many of the sections will become damaged and cracked if packed away with all my other … Continue reading

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