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‘How to’ guides for needlework stitches

Horsin’ around…

Another weekend and another fantastic goldwork course with the amazing Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’ This time we were learning how to make a seahorse. This piece, although small needed quite a considerable amount of padding work to be completed. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…

Merry Christmas everyone! I just thought you might like to see my finished stocking. The pattern is a free download from Sunny day Supplies who hold a stocking SAL every year – although I was a little too late with … Continue reading

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Christmas stitching

I have been busy recently sewing Christmas gifts for family and friends. In the last 3 weeks I have been making reading cushions and although I have wrapped up two already, I did manage to take a picture of the … Continue reading

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Here comes Lenny….

I just thought that you might like to see the final, finished Lizard that I started at a two day workshop with Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’. Last time you saw him, he looked like this…. As you can see … Continue reading

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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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A project with legs!

Spent a couple of days on my little octopus that I started a few weeks ago on a workshop run by Georgina Bellamy of That Embroidery Girl . The first job was to use soft string to complete the padding for … Continue reading

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Taking liberties….

Sew I decided to take part in another couple of sewing swaps – both are Christmas swaps run by Tracy of Madaboutbags . The first is an advent swap and for this I need to make or buy 24 little gifts … Continue reading

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Sew much fabric…sew little time

I just can’t resist a pretty fabric! My recent purchases arrived on the doorstep a couple of weekends ago….. and at least this time I have something in mind for them. I have decided to make a mini station maker … Continue reading

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