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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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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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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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Bit of a break?

I am booked in for day 3 of the RSN certificate course in two weeks time. Much as I would like to spend the intervening period getting as much of my crewel work piece as possible done – I have decided … 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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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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Prick, Pounce, Paint!

Day 1 of the RSN Certificate course – and I turned up early, very unsure of what to expect. I was met by my tutor for the day, Owen Davies, who put me at ease straight away. My first task … Continue reading

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