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Just not cutting it!

I have been continuing with my goldwork bird whilst the rain hammers down outside (so much for the British summer!), mostly working on the cutwork leaves. From a distance they look quite tidy, but under closer inspection I am a … Continue reading

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Final day of Goldwork

My final day with Helen Stevens at Hampton Court and today we looked at cutwork – a very time consuming process – but one I really enjoy. We were shown how to edge work in pearl purl, add spangles, and … Continue reading

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Goldwork, day 2

Still only two students again today, but we both seem to stitch at the same pace which meant that Helen could demonstrate to us both at the same time and keep a close eye on our progress. So after a … Continue reading

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Bird on a wire.

Let it rain, let it pour! Who cares when you can spend the day at Hampton Court stitching. Today is day one of a three day goldwork course with tutor, Helen Stevens. We are attempting to recreate her design ‘Bird … Continue reading

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Finishing off…..

Well, after nearly a week of sewing in the evenings (can’t believe it has taken me so long!), I have finally completed my first Or Nue project. I don’t think it looks too bad, and thought I might try to … Continue reading

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