Monthly Archives: July 2019

World embroidery day – silk shading

I just love that World embroidery day is on my birthday! I thought it was just a one off date to start off with, but now make sure that I spend time sewing every time it comes around! Today I … Continue reading

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A touch of colour – silk shading day 5

I think that all the sewing has caught up with me a little today – I certainly wasn’t as productive as I had hoped I would be. I added a little more colour to the top of the flower spathe … Continue reading

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Silk Shading day 4…

So a module with the RSN wouldn’t be the same without a little (or a lot) of reverse stitching and today was the day! I started off well and managed to get almost half a leaf completed but greens were … Continue reading

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In the green – Silk shading day 3

I spent the whole day today focussing on filling in half of the large (very large) leaf. First I outlined part of the leaf in slip stitch, keeping it just on the painted design edge. Then you begin long and … Continue reading

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Silk shading – day 2

Day two and it is all about the colour! Today we chose our silk threads ….. a mixture of DCM and Anchor. My colours were not as vibrant as a lot of the other students – but I hope they … Continue reading

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Silk Shading Intensive….

Just to continue my theme on never finishing something I have started – I have put away my canvas work for the next couple of weeks to concentrate on silk shading on an intensive course at the RSN, Hampton Court. … Continue reading

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SAL 17 -Ooops…

Sorry guys – still no progress as I have spent the last two weekends working on other projects. So I will just tell you about last weekends sewing escapades if that is alright with everyone. I have long admired the … Continue reading

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