New Flower Garden

Another fantastic goldwork course with the amazing Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’ This time we were learning how to make a miniature garden pincushion with multiple elements to make up. Due to Covid19, the course was online and Georgina had produced a series of wonderful video tutorials which were very comprehensive and easy to follow. I would thoroughly recommend them to anyone wishing to try their hand at goldwork.

The pincushion design was made up of three flowers of differing sizes, a butterfly and a dragon fly. There was also the option to make a mini bee.

All the elements were then set in a felted pincushion and mounted on a wooden block. I then fixed the wooden block into a little sugar dish I had picked up at a car-boot many years ago. I preferred to have the pincushion raised up. And here is the finished pincushion….


Additional tufts of felt were added to the base and little french knot flowers.


Thank you for popping in, 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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8 Responses to New Flower Garden

  1. How delightful – a lovely little garden!

  2. craftycreeky says:

    These are stunning! Love the bee especially!

  3. Beautiful and a lot of fun – for some reason it reminds me of a decorated cake! I love it.

  4. Kim says:

    Such a pretty pin cushion 😊

  5. Catherine says:

    What a brilliant piece! I love how creative this is – no doubt getting your creative juices flowing!

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