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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....

SAL 32: No progress….

Hello everyone, sorry to say that since I have been back in class full time and also preparing on line learning for children at home, I have had very little time to do any stitching at all. So no progress … Continue reading

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SAL 31: The wings of hope….

Hi everyone, as I am now back in school there is less time to sew (not that I had a huge amount- what with all the online learning to post!). But I have made some progress on my little blue … Continue reading

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SAL 30 – My little blue wren

Hello everyone, I do hope you are keeping safe and well during the lockdown. I have been making slow and steady progress on a number of unfinished projects, including my little blue wren kit by Jenny Adin-Christie.    Three weeks ago … Continue reading

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SAL 29 – New techniques

Hi everyone, sorry I am so late to post today – I just keep losing track of the days! I hope you are all keeping safe and well during this difficult time.  I have got myself into a routine of … Continue reading

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SAL 28 – Less is more..

Hello everyone, I do hope that you are all keeping safe and well. I have been at home for the last week, but that doesn’t mean that I have managed to get much stitching done! The infant school that I … Continue reading

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SAL 27 – Little steps

Hi everyone! I have made some progress , but it is very minimal. I have just picked up my little blue wren (Kit by Jenny Adin Christie) again and started to work on the tail. Here was where I was … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Horsing around again!

After completing this little fellow…. a design started on a two day course run by the amazing Georgina Bellamy of  https://www.instagram.com/thatembroiderygirl/ , I was inspired to try a second which I plan to make into a bedroom mobile. This meant … Continue reading

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SAL 26 – Tweetings…

Yay, happy dance! Hello everyone, I have managed to finish another project, and I actually love the results! I have been working on a beautiful goldwork robin that has been designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’. Here is where … Continue reading

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I sea no horse…

I thought you might like to see the finished 3D seahorse that I started a few weeks ago on a fantastic goldwork course with the amazing Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’ . This is where I was at the … Continue reading

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