Category Archives: Wren Etui

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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Jenny Wren comes together…

Now that I have all the elements of the Etui completed I can start to put my little Wren together. As part of the kit you are sent a preformed bird shape with bronze beak and legs. Onto this 3d … Continue reading

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Jenny Wren’s ‘back’….

Last week, after so much heat this summer, the garden got a welcome break in the weather and a well earned drink! This meant only one thing….time to sew! I decided to tackle the next stage on my Jenny Wren … Continue reading

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Winging it…

Just a quick update on my little Jenny Wren Etui. I have nearly finished one of her wing covers and am currently working on the second – both will hide a wool flannel needlebook underneath them. My three rows of  … 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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Jenny Wren, the breast is yet to come!

I am slowly continuing to make progress on my little Jenny Wren Etui. After finishing her tail I moved on to her breast. The feathers are outlined in chain stitch and then filled with a variety of satin stitch, fly … 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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