Tag Archives: Royal school of needlework

It’s a crewel world….

Darn it, after raising my hopes their was no sign of a security pass again this morning – but still managed to get in a little earlier and a seat by the window. I needed it too as it has … Continue reading

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Homework, homework, homework…

Starting to panic a little bit as I am supposed to be going back to Hampton Court next Saturday and so far have done absolutely none of the homework set! So have given up on writing my reports for the … 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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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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Goldwork

Just before Christmas,  I spent a very enjoyable day at Hampton Court, where I took a one-day course in Goldwork with Helen Richman. It was bitterly cold outside, but the views from inside the palace were wonderful and the coursework very … Continue reading

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