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Pins, pins and more pins…

I spent a lovely productive day today at Hampton Court finishing off and mounting my Jacobean Crewelwork. However, I did totally misjudge just how long the mounting process would take. Before any mounting could begin I had a little more … Continue reading

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Jack’s back for one last time….

Well it was a slow day at the RSN this week, although I finally finished my Jacobean Crewel work piece – yay! I spent the first hour or so on the bird’s beak and decided to stitch this in a … Continue reading

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Home stretch…

I have another session at the RHS booked for next Friday and would really like to start to mount my piece of work if possible. So today I have made a concerted effort to look at it critically and finish … Continue reading

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Stitching in reverse…

Stitching in reverse, or unpicking! It was pointed out to me that the colours I had used on the throat of the mistle thrush drew the eye to the centre and detracted from the rest of the head. Once this … Continue reading

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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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A day of padded satin stitch…..

After having lots of fun sewing whipped and woven wheels, I decided to try and tackle the last hillock of trellis work. I had an idea of what I wanted to achieve after seeing a design by Tracy Franklin – … Continue reading

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Back to Jack…

Another wild and windy weekend with hurricane Brian on its way. So it was great to spend the day sewing at Hampton Court. It has been a little while since I worked on my Jacobean Crewel work piece for my … Continue reading

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