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Sew bad luck…..

After waiting for a couple of months to get back to the RSN, I was finally booked in last weekend and was so looking forward to putting the finishing touches to my crewel work – before hopefully mounting. Unfortunately (and … Continue reading

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Back to Jack Crewel…

Back to the Jacobean crewel work and this weekend I have been trying to decide how I should fill the lattice work hillock at the bottom of my design. First I worked up a lattice grid, trying to ensure that squares … Continue reading

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And sew it continues……

Day 6 at Hampton Court is looming, so I thought I ought to get back to a bit of Crewel work. Unfortunately, this weekend, I am suffering with a summer cold and end of term exhaustion – meaning many mistakes … Continue reading

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Hmm might need unpicking!

Had a spare hour today and thought that I would use it productively (as opposed to simply staring at a blank report sheet!), so  I have slip stitched around the mistletoe leaves in readiness for Saturday when I think that … Continue reading

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Stitching pretty….

Half term has meant that I have a little time to get myself ready for day 4 at the RSN next Saturday – so in amongst the report writing (and thinking how to say, tactfully, that some ones child is somewhat … Continue reading

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Sew slow….

Apparently crewel embroidery develops quickly on the canvas. I have to disagree! After a full day of stitching, unpicking and re-stitching, I surveyed the results of my labour – and was slightly disappointed in the lack of progress that I … Continue reading

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