Category Archives: RSN Certificate

The Final push….

I finally got back into my canvas work this weekend after a long summer break. Following a trip to the RSN I managed to finalise the stitches for the last elements on the canvas to be sewn. Last time you … Continue reading

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Silk Shading Happy Dance!

Going in to the final day my silk shading piece looked like this…. just a cm or two to complete. By lunch time I had put in the final stitches and the piece was checked for missing stitches before it … Continue reading

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Silk shading day 7/8

Another day at home and I managed to finish off the leaf and add the lime/yellow highlights to the flower spathe. I have been looking forward to adding more colour to this piece – but think after 10 days of … Continue reading

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World embroidery day – silk shading

I just love that World embroidery day is on my birthday! I thought it was just a one off date to start off with, but now make sure that I spend time sewing every time it comes around! Today I … Continue reading

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Silk Shading day 4…

So a module with the RSN wouldn’t be the same without a little (or a lot) of reverse stitching and today was the day! I started off well and managed to get almost half a leaf completed but greens were … Continue reading

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Silk shading – day 2

Day two and it is all about the colour! Today we chose our silk threads ….. a mixture of DCM and Anchor. My colours were not as vibrant as a lot of the other students – but I hope they … Continue reading

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Silk Shading Intensive….

Just to continue my theme on never finishing something I have started – I have put away my canvas work for the next couple of weeks to concentrate on silk shading on an intensive course at the RSN, Hampton Court. … Continue reading

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