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Day 6 of Crewel…

I seem to have spent most of this week at Hampton Court – not that I am complaining. Today I was back to working on my Jacobean crewel work. I have become very frustrated with this piece and have not been sure … 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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Spot the difference…..

Day 4 at the RSN, and what a busy session, there had to be at least 16 students fighting for a trestle and space! It also meant that the tutors were stretched rather thin too.  On the plus side, there … 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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Unpicking, 5 steps back…..

As predicted I spent much of day 3 at the RSN unpicking! But funnily enough, not the chain stitching that I had anticipated, but the trellis stitch. I have to admit that I was on the verge of doing this … Continue reading

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A quick update on slow progress…

As it was (yet again) a rather wet bank holiday, I decided to get a little bit of sewing done before my next visit to the RSN. This meant chain stitch, chain stitch and more chain stitch. In fact, a whole day … Continue reading

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