Tag Archives: Stumpwork embroidery

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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What a buzz…

After spending so long on my Jacobean crewel work I felt the need to do something fun and frivolous. So today I spent the day at Hampton Court learning how to make a stumpwork bumble bee brooch with Rachel Doyle … Continue reading

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The ‘tail’ of Jenny Wren…

Just couldn’t wait to get started, so after reading through the instruction booklet twice, I set to on what I considered to be the easiest part of the project. The tail of Jenny Wren is worked in wool, silk and … Continue reading

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