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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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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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Not far to go now….

Just a quick update on my RSN crewel work coursework. I spent a quiet afternoon finishing off all the little ‘bitty’ bits – by which I mean all those little gaps that I had been putting off! First I filled … Continue reading

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Jack’s back….

Now that all the Christmas festivities are over, and the decorations have come down, I feel ready to get back to my RSN Crewel work piece. I am at that point where there seems to be lots of little fiddly … 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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