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‘How to’ guides for needlework stitches

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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A bird in hand….

Yay, happy dance! I have been frantically stitching and have finally managed to finish the little goldwork parakeet, designed by Georgina Bellamy of That Embroidery Girl. It was a lovely design to work with similarities in techniques used in her robin … Continue reading

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Feathered friends…

I have managed to do a little stitching on my goldwork parakeet  (designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’) , The design was published in Inspirations magazine if you would also like to have a go. Last time I had … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather…

So what is in the hoop today? Well I fancied starting something new and as I enjoyed making the gorgeous metal work robin (designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’) , I thought I would try out her new parakeet … Continue reading

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New Flower Garden

Another fantastic goldwork course with the amazing Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’ This time we were learning how to make a miniature garden pincushion with multiple elements to make up. Due to Covid19, the course was online and Georgina … Continue reading

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Using up those pretty scraps…

Hello everyone, I have spent the last few weeks making Christmas gifts. I know it is a little early for the ‘C’ word, but if I don’t get started now I will never finish! The latest make is a @zeriano  … Continue reading

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Wings of hope! SAL 34

Hi everyone, I have made a little bit of progress in the last three weeks, but it is small as I have been busy getting some Christmas projects finished (sorry if it is too early for some – but if … Continue reading

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A little birdie told me….

Hello everyone, after working on a beautiful goldwork robin, that had been designed by Georgina Bellamy of ‘That Embroidery Girl’,  some time ago – I decided to make another one as a Christmas gift. This really is a lovely little … Continue reading

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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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