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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....

Circus fun….

On a totally unrelated theme, my little Kingfisher class (30 year 1 children) produced a magical big top filled with circus acts for a summer fayre art competition. Each class at school enters the Frensham fayre competition every year – … Continue reading

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Sal 15 – going fishing

Sorry folks, but not much stitching going on here. What with report writing and assessments my weekends are not my own! I have managed to attach the second fish to the background, not quite a shoal I know. Here is … Continue reading

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Face off!

Finally felt ready to tackle the problem with the stitching on my canvas work piece and so spent over an hour carefully removing the stitching that had taken me a whole day to put in! It is always at this … Continue reading

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Facing up to it!

Aaahh! This is really all I can say following a day at the RNS and much reverse stitching. I was so pleased with myself and beginning to envisage an end to my canvas work – I should have know better. … Continue reading

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SAL 14 – Fishy on a little dishy…

I have had quite a lot going on over the last few weekends so have not made as much progress as I would have liked. In fact I only sat down last night to work on the piece for the … Continue reading

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Canvas work – hole in one!

Another trip to Hampton Court which was a little bit of a mixed bag. During the morning I thought that things were progressing nicely until that is I realised that I had miscounted my stitches. I was feeling rather cross … Continue reading

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Canvas work – the eyes have it!

I have been pondering over the horses eye for some time as the colour just isn’t right – so this weekend I decided to take it out and try again. Here is what it did look like…. Here is the … Continue reading

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