All that glitters…..

After what seems like quite a long break, I was back at the RSN at Hampton Court last weekend, to finally start my goldwork module. I had mounted my calico at home and so when I arrived I set to mounting the silk I had chosen.  I have opted for an octopus for my piece so wanted my silk to represent water – hence the dark blue colour.

Once the silk was mounted I pricked and pounced my design before painting an outline. This was then left to dry and any pounce remaining was brushed off. Here is where I am up to now…..

Homework will be to stab stitch down the silk and start to apply padding. Wish me luck!

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 All that glitters…..

  1. Oooh, this is going to be rather intricate and fabulous!

  2. kathyreeves says:

    That is going to be a great project, I can tell already!

  3. Sally says:

    I can’t wait to see this grow. Beautiful design.

  4. Lindashee says:

    Your work is beautiful as always and this is going to be yet another masterpiece to add to your collection. Can’t wait ! 😀

  5. Oh my goodness! This looks incredibly complex already!!

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