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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....

Birthday bunny..

Just thought you might like to see the Tilda bunnies that I made. The first was for a first birthday present and the second was for the ‘Send a little Love’ swap that I took part in recently. The pattern … Continue reading

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Catching up on the canvas work..

It seems like a very long time since I have put any work into my canvas work piece – so this weekend, as I was a little house bound due to having slipped a disc in my back, I decided … Continue reading

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SAL 10- Fish face!

Not a lot of progress on my little fish I am afraid as I decided to take part in another swap. I had told myself that after Christmas I was going to focus on my own sewing – but I … Continue reading

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All good things come in little packages!

I have been trawling through Pinterest looking for little projects to sew and found a lovely pincushion design by Heidi Staples. It is a larger cushion with a pocket front for sewing accessories. I ordered her, ‘Sew Organised for the … Continue reading

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Sew…what did my swap partner send me?

I know that Christmas is over, but I thought you might like to see what my swap partner, Dawn of Positive Dawn, sent to me for the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ swap. The swap was organised by Tracy of Mad about Bags … Continue reading

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Sal 9 – Making a start on something fishy!

Feeling those January blues at the moment – but did manage some progress on my little stumpwork fish project by the Bluebird Embroidery Company. As with the Christmas baubles kit, this one also starts by preparing a felt padding which (this … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas swap

I love an excuse to sew for somebody and the ’12 days of Christmas swap’, hosted by Tracy of Mad about Bags was such fun to put together. The idea of the swap was to make 12 gifts to open, 1 … Continue reading

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