Category Archives: RSN Canvas work

Canvas…..reverse stitiching

Following a day at the RSN, Hampton Court, last Saturday I can show how much I have progressed with my canvas work piece. Or rather, I can show the lack of progress! I spent most of the day trying to … Continue reading

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All in a days work….

Sew…..how much can you actually complete in a day? Well that all depends on what you are sewing. Over the last couple of days I have been preparing little ‘end of year’ gifts for all my classroom helpers and have … Continue reading

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Making a little progress….

Following another day at Hampton Court I finally feel that I have made a little progress with my canvas work.  I still am at a loss as to how to choose a stitch for a particular space – but at … Continue reading

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Aaaaaaaaaaaah……

A frustrating trip to the RSN this week, which led to more confusion in my head as to where to go with my canvas work. Owen spent a long time with me explaining all the different stitch families that I … Continue reading

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Canvas colour crisis…

As I know very little about canvas work stitches or techniques I have decided to do a little practice work before jumping in and stitching my project piece. All I have been told so far by Owen, is that no … Continue reading

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Continuing with canvas….

A trip back to Hampton Court today, and I could complete the next stage of framing up my canvas piece. Having previously attached the canvas to the frame I simply needed to lace the sides with string to pull the … Continue reading

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Canvas here I come…..

  This Friday I finally finished sewing on the sateen backing to my Jacobean Crewel work and handed it in – apparently just in time for the Easter assessments (fingers crossed!). I then started to mount up my canvas for … Continue reading

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