Category Archives: goldwork

SAL 7 – Happy dance…

The weeks have zoomed by again and with all the pre-Christmas sewing in full swing I haven’t have much time to spend on my  Christmas baubles project by Kate Barlow. Luckily I had nearly finished when we last caught up … Continue reading

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SAL 6 -Not quite a happy dance…

Three weeks seem to whizz past very quickly – and before I know it I am posting progress on my Christmas baubles by Kate Barlow (be it a lot or very little progress). Here is where I was up to … Continue reading

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SAL 3 – Adding glitz…

Hi there, where did that month go to? I have made some more progress on my ‘Christmas Baubles’ by Kate Barlow. Last time I had completed all the padding and my embroidery looked like this….. But I have since added … Continue reading

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SAL 2 – Adding the padding..

I have made a little progress on my ‘Christmas Baubles’ kit by Kate Barlow, and as it is  goldwork embroidery, padding is everything. Felt is used as padding and the kit came with pre-marked felt that simply needed to be … 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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Shiny, shiny…..

What a fabulous weekend spent on a two day course at the RSN, with Becky Hogg! Although I have nothing against the Royal family, I felt that I needed to be away from the expected 24 hour media coverage of … Continue reading

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The ‘tail’ of Jenny Wren…

Just couldn’t wait to get started, so after reading through the instruction booklet twice, I set to on what I considered to be the easiest part of the project. The tail of Jenny Wren is worked in wool, silk and … Continue reading

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