Quick update on canvas work….

How much work can you get done in a day? Well in my case……not very much. But following another visit to Hampton Court at least some progress has been made on my canvas work and I have decided on the next few stitches to fill in. Of course more stitching means lots more threads to contend with!

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It was quite an exciting day all in all as the Palace was hosting the ‘500’ words competition (short story writing by children) and there were celebrity speakers and singers – not to mention a royal visit!

Back at home and the garden is filling out, many of the spring flowers are over and there is far more ‘green’. I don’t have much in the way of bedding plants – just the occasional cosmos, so am now waiting patiently for my lilies to flower.

 

Happy stitching everyone…..

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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6 Responses to Quick update on canvas work….

  1. Catherine says:

    It sounds like a great day to visit the Palace!
    Your canvaswork is coming along nicely. It really is a tricky technique to get into isn’t it. But I love your bright colours! It is looking wonderful!

  2. I get the impression that the classwork days are best use for Making Plans. You will probably find the stitching goes more easily for all the thinking and planning…

  3. Dima says:

    Sounds like you had fun! Your piece is looking lovely. Your colors are so vibrant.

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