Tag Archives: Stumpwork embroidery

SAL 12 – Ocean blue…

Hi everyone, I hope that you have all had a productive three weeks. I have been busy sewing quilting blocks for a swap. Most (actually all) my blocks have winged there way across the water to the USA. I hope … Continue reading

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SAL 10- Double bubble

Sew…… over the last 3 weeks I have made some progress – but have not actually got any further! I can see that you maybe a little puzzled. Many kits that I have tried often supply enough treads, beads, wires … Continue reading

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Sal 9 – Making a start on something fishy!

Feeling those January blues at the moment – but did manage some progress on my little stumpwork fish project by the Bluebird Embroidery Company. As with the Christmas baubles kit, this one also starts by preparing a felt padding which (this … Continue reading

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SAL 8 – Plenty more fish…

Having finished my Christmas baubles, I went back to my stash of kits to be completed. I have a few very labour intensive kits, but want to save these for the New Year when the days get longer and the … Continue reading

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Winging it…

Just a quick update on my little Jenny Wren Etui. I have nearly finished one of her wing covers and am currently working on the second – both will hide a wool flannel needlebook underneath them. My three rows of  … Continue reading

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Jenny Wren, the breast is yet to come!

I am slowly continuing to make progress on my little Jenny Wren Etui. After finishing her tail I moved on to her breast. The feathers are outlined in chain stitch and then filled with a variety of satin stitch, fly … Continue reading

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More of a buzz….

A little bit of snow and the whole world comes to a standstill – making it the best time to sew. Although today I did little more than finish off my bee brooch. First, I cut out the wings and … Continue reading

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