Beetling along…

With parent evenings fast approaching and all the time it takes to prepare 30 individual mini-reports, it is increasingly difficult to find time to finish off any sewing. I also want to get a little ahead in my planning and resources so that I can go to the ‘Knitting and Stitching’ exhibition next weekend at Alexandra Palace. Sew…there is not much progress with my beetles – but I do keep adding to it whenever I can.

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I also started the second method using kreinik metal threads. However, I already do not like this way of doing things. Next time I will embroider a flat design and then mount it over padding – I think that will give me more control over the placement of the threads. Oh well, you live and learn…DSC_0399

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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9 Responses to Beetling along…

  1. Catherine says:

    Any stitching at busy times is precious isn’t it? I love the colours in your beetle. It looks like it’s coming along well! I too am planning ahead for this weekend.

  2. Really like the design, and the colours you have used. Really great needlework, keep going….

  3. Dima says:

    Beautiful color, but I agree maybe a flat surface would work better for next time.

  4. Truly like the plan, and the hues you have utilized. Truly extraordinary embroidery, continue onward..

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