Here comes Lenny….

I just thought that you might like to see the final, finished Lizard that I started at a two day workshop with Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’.

Last time you saw him, he looked like this….

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As you can see I then went on to the cutwork along either side of the lizard and continued this along his tail. Cutwork uses small coloured metal tube like threads. These are cut to size before being sewn in position.

Rather than lay the cuttings flat on his feet, I decided to overlay them. This meant that they cracked quite a lot – but I don’t mind this as it adds a little more texture. Looking at the finished pictures I can see a lot of mistakes, particularly where I have not cut the metal threads to the right length – but on the whole I really like the finished lizard.

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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12 Responses to Here comes Lenny….

  1. Lucie says:

    Spectacular piece of gold work. Congratulations on a job well done x

  2. claire93 says:

    well I clicked on pics to zoom in and Lenny looks absolutely amazing!
    well done Deborah !!!

  3. kathyreeves says:

    He looks pretty splendid to me!

  4. What a wonderful fellow he turned out to be!

  5. Sally says:

    You have done a great job with him and the goldwork.

  6. He is super cute, and I love all the details. Well done.

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