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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 62: A new start…

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. I have decided to go with a completely new project for the SAL – it includes lots of different elements and the 3D aspect that I have been missing. The little peacock … Continue reading

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Beetle mania….

Just had to start (and finish) the second little kit that I bought from Mother Eagle Arts (https://linktr.ee/mother_eagle_arts) . This time a stag beetle which is one of the UK’S largest beetle. It is often found in the south of … Continue reading

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Happy Ballet dancing!

Hello everyone, so this week is my Happy Dance, as I have finished the second little mouse in a series by JennyMcWhinney designs, that will be turned into some super cute bunting. So last time my mouse looked like this….. … Continue reading

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Beetlejuice

I recently purchased a little Tansy beetle kit from Mother Eagle Arts who can be found here – https://linktr.ee/mother_eagle_arts The Tansy beetle was once widespread in the UK, but is now very threatened due to a reduction of suitable wetland … Continue reading

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SAL 60: The tutu is in!

Hello everyone, I do hope you are all well. Boy do the three weeks seem to whiz by at the moment. I have made a little progress on my little mouse design by Jenny McWhinney. When you last saw her … Continue reading

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Another Fair and Square bag…

So here is the third Fair and Square bag that I have made. The pattern is by Rosie Taylor Crafts and is so easy to follow. As you can see, I have used the lime green Essex linen again. As … Continue reading

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SAL 59: Bullions are back!

Hi everyone – I have managed to get a little bit of stitching done – mainly sewing lots of bullion knots! I have had covid over the last few weeks – not much more than a heavy cold, but with … Continue reading

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Another Fair and Square bag….

I told you that I was a little obsessed with this pattern! The Fair and Square bag is a pattern w by Rosie Taylor Crafts. It is a lovely little bag with front vinyl pocket. So here is bag number … Continue reading

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Fair and Square

I think that I have become a little obsessed by the following pattern which is by Rosie Taylor Crafts. It is a lovely little bag with front vinyl pocket. Here is the first one that I made as part of … Continue reading

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SAL 58: Back on track

Hi everyone, so I think that I am finally back on track with everything and have made a little (very little) progress on my little mouse design by Jenny McWhinney. This is where I was up to last time ….. … Continue reading

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