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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....

Scrappy pencil case…

I had a few charm squares left after making my Christmas tote bags so I decided to use them to make a little pencil case. I didn’t want to buy another pattern and thought that I should be able to … Continue reading

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SAL 7 – Happy dance…

The weeks have zoomed by again and with all the pre-Christmas sewing in full swing I haven’t have much time to spend on my  Christmas baubles project by Kate Barlow. Luckily I had nearly finished when we last caught up … Continue reading

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Bag it up…..

After impulse buying a Moda ‘Winters lane’ mini charm pack, whilst looking for interfacing, I was at a loss as to how to use it.  Trawling the web I found a number of ways to use these little squares and … Continue reading

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Christmas candy….

Last weekend I spent a wonderful day at Hampton Court stitching a Christmas Candy brooch by Kate Barlow. This course appealed to me for a number of reasons;  I love embroidery with a practical use, I wear a brooch (or … Continue reading

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SAL 6 -Not quite a happy dance…

Three weeks seem to whizz past very quickly – and before I know it I am posting progress on my Christmas baubles by Kate Barlow (be it a lot or very little progress). Here is where I was up to … Continue reading

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Spot the difference…

Back to a little bit of canvas work – and following a day at the RSN it is really a case of spot the difference. Here is my piece at the start of the day…. And after a days work….. … Continue reading

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Plastic fantastic….

Possibly not the most ‘pc’ title I could have come up with – particularly with all the emphasis that is around at the moment on plastic waste! But, after using vinyl in a previous project, I decided to try a … Continue reading

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