Author Archives: wybrow1966

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....

Feathered friends…

I have managed to do a little stitching on my goldwork parakeet  (designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’) , The design was published in Inspirations magazine if you would also like to have a go. Last time I had … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather…

So what is in the hoop today? Well I fancied starting something new and as I enjoyed making the gorgeous metal work robin (designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’) , I thought I would try out her new parakeet … Continue reading

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SAL 35: Starting to come together

Hi everyone, I do hope you are all keeping safe in these strange times. My life seems to have gone back to normal, as 5 year olds find it impossible to social distance!! On the sewing front I have not … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Using up those pretty scraps…

Hello everyone, I have spent the last few weeks making Christmas gifts. I know it is a little early for the ‘C’ word, but if I don’t get started now I will never finish! The latest make is a @zeriano  … Continue reading

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Wings of hope! SAL 34

Hi everyone, I have made a little bit of progress in the last three weeks, but it is small as I have been busy getting some Christmas projects finished (sorry if it is too early for some – but if … Continue reading

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A little birdie told me….

Hello everyone, after working on a beautiful goldwork robin, that had been designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’,  some time ago – I decided to make another one as a Christmas gift. This really is a lovely little … Continue reading

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Back to the goldwork…

Well it has been along time since I have worked on my goldwork module for the RSN certificate and as I have been unable to get into Hampton Court because of lockdown it has been sat in my sewing room … Continue reading

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Sorry guys! SAL 33

Oh my goodness, I must have missed the email,  where did that 3 weeks go! So sorry I am late with this posting and what is more annoying is that I have actually made a little bit of progress. Last … Continue reading

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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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