Category Archives: goldwork

Moth Queen

Starting a new project is always great fun and I recently treated myself to a gorgeous kit called ‘Moth Queen’ designed by https://www.annalisamiddleton.com/shop. It is a goldwork kit described as ‘ not overly complicated and suitable for a patient beginner.’ I … Continue reading

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SAL 45 – Hmm, not much going on here!

Hi everyone, I am really sorry but, apart from adding a few French knots to my project, I have done very little over the last three weeks as I have been trying to finish off a number of swap packages. … Continue reading

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Turtle Power

I have managed to do a little stitching on my goldwork turtle (designed by Georgina Bellamy of โ€˜That Embroidery Girlโ€™) , The design was published in a new book called ‘Passion for Needlework’ published by @inspirationsstudios if you would also like to … Continue reading

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Goldwork Turtle

Just loved this design by Georgina Bellamy of  @thatembroiderygirl . The pattern and instructions can be found in a lovely book called ‘Passion for Needlework’ published by @inspirationsstudios . They are a good introduction to anyone interested in 3D goldwork embroidery and … Continue reading

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SAL 39: Happy Dance….

Aaah, I had this all ready to post – but my brain has been such a scramble that I forgot all about it – sorry everyone! Yay, feeling very pleased with myself as I have finally finished my little blue … Continue reading

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Nutcracker

I was going to make a second reindeer stocking, but decided to try something a little different. So this time I adapted a pattern, that I already had in a kit, for a little nutcracker. I worked him in goldwork … Continue reading

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Stocking up for Christmas

I thought you might like to see what has become of my goldwork Rudolph. Well I had always intended him to decorate a child’s Christmas stocking. So I first set about making the stocking by quilting square scraps together and … Continue reading

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Rudolph is ready…

I have managed to finish Rudolph! It has taken longer than I thought, almost a week of sewing, mainly due to the fact that the initial padding was so thick which made it rather difficult to plunge the Japanese gold … Continue reading

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Rudolph is on his way…

I have been Christmas stitching again, trying to finish off some children’s stockings. I plan to have a goldwork reindeer on the front and the names of the children in goldwork on the back. That is the plan, but it … Continue reading

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Goldwork initials

Getting some Christmas sewing out of the way this week and decided that I wanted to personalise some gifts. With that in mind I decided to try my hand at some goldwork lettering. Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of … Continue reading

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