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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....

Posing pouches….

As the temperature rises in the garden- so I retreat inside. But this does give me the opportunity to do a little sewing. This weekend I decided to reduce my fat quarter collection. I don’t know what happens to me … Continue reading

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Little things….

I have made some progress on the last of my ‘end of term gift pouches’ which I need to finish this weekend. I decided (rather stupidly), that I wanted to add embroidery to this pouch to make it a little … Continue reading

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Hampton Court….

Another visit to Hampton Court this week….. but not for sewing this time, instead I was visiting the RHS flower show. I haven’t been to the show for many years and decided to take advantage of my last weeks working … Continue reading

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All in a days work….

Sew…..how much can you actually complete in a day? Well that all depends on what you are sewing. Over the last couple of days I have been preparing little ‘end of year’ gifts for all my classroom helpers and have … Continue reading

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The lion roars….

Finally I got around to finishing off the goldwork kit that I started with Becky Hogg on a two day course at Hampton Court. After having completed most of the major components the lion has sat in a hoop waiting … Continue reading

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Quick update on canvas work….

How much work can you get done in a day? Well in my case……not very much. But following another visit to Hampton Court at least some progress has been made on my canvas work and I have decided on the … Continue reading

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Wee braw bag…

Fancied a quick project to complete and this time decided to join the Wee Braw Bag SAL, hosted by Laura Cunningham on INSTAGRAM . Her e-patterns are easy to follow and this is such a simple bag to make. I used … Continue reading

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