Tag Archives: goldwork

What can it BEE?

Back to Blackheath in Essex for another workshop run by the incredible Georgina Bellamy of That Embroidery Girl. This time I was learning how to make a 3d goldwork bee. Most of the day was spent getting the padding base right … 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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SAL ….Hi everyone!

Hello everyone and thank you for letting me join in with the sew along. I have been watching some of your progress for quite a long time now and finally decided to take the plunge and join in. I have … Continue reading

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The lion roars….

Finally I got around to finishing off the goldwork kit that I started with Becky Hogg on a two day course at Hampton Court. After having completed most of the major components the lion has sat in a hoop waiting … Continue reading

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Shiny, shiny…..

What a fabulous weekend spent on a two day course at the RSN, with Becky Hogg! Although I have nothing against the Royal family, I felt that I needed to be away from the expected 24 hour media coverage of … Continue reading

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Starting to bug me…..

Slow progress on the bug front. I have just padded the head of the beetle in white felt and outlined with No. 1 pearl purl. I filled in the pronotum with a mix of Japanese thread and metallic purl. On … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures

A busy weekend catching up with friends has meant that I have not done much in the way of sewing – but I did get some lovely things through the post….. Some beautiful raw silk thread from Pipers Silks, metallic … Continue reading

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