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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 20 – A new beginning

Hi all, hope you have had a productive 3 weeks. Where does the time go?  You will be glad to know that I have finally settled on a new project for the SAL. Some time ago I completed a 3D … Continue reading

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The tale of the tail….

Finally managed to find some time to stitch and decided to try to finish my little lounge lizard. However goldwork is a slow business and after 6 hours of stitching he now has a tail! The tail is made up … Continue reading

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Lounging lizards…

I was so excited a couple of weekends ago as I headed around the M25 to Blackheath – another 3D goldwork course with Georgina of That Embroidery Girl. This course was over two days and we were learning how to make … Continue reading

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SAL 19 – Too many things, to little time…

Aaaaah, hi everyone. Having finished my little fish I had my next project already sorted out. I was going to finish the goldwork lizard that I started on a course with Georgina Bellamy   however I was too impatient and have … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, BEE happy!

Finally managed to finish off the 3d bee project that I started on an embroidery workshop run by the fabulous Georgina of That Embroidery Girl . It has been a really fun project that has taught me lots about padding. My … Continue reading

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What can it BEE?

Back to Blackheath in Essex for another workshop run by the incredible Georgina Bellamy of That Embroidery Girl. This time I was learning how to make a 3d goldwork bee. Most of the day was spent getting the padding base right … Continue reading

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SAL 18 – Finally fished!

Hi everyone, I am pleased to report that I have finally finished my little fish! I can’t say that I have enjoyed the project and am a little disappointed with the end result – but can now move on to … Continue reading

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