Category Archives: embroidery

The joy of a good tutor

Quite a short post today mainly because I have been spending a lot of time on C&G work thanks to my tutor Catherine Nicholls who has managedĀ  not only to motivate me but given me the means by which I … Continue reading

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Further progress

Just a short post today as I managed to get my week 5 TAST sample page done on time last night. This week was Chevron stitch, not one that I have done before and not one that I particularly like … Continue reading

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Snowy Saturday

I’m sitting looking out at a beautiful white countryside, feeling very glad that I don’t have to go out in it. The usual English traffic chaos ensued yesterday of course, although it is much warmer today so I suspect it … Continue reading

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Bits of this and that

I really do find it hard to think of titles for posts, especially as I seem to be on a posting roll at the moment. Maybe I should just number them. After the rant about C&G in my last post, … Continue reading

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A postcard sized post

Postcards and postcard sized items seem to be the order of the day at the moment so I thought that a short post seemed appropriate. First on the list is a monthly swap from the Popular Patchwork forum and January’s … Continue reading

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Another post already?

Heather mentioned in her comment that I would soon begin to wonder how I found time to go to work. She will be pleased to know that her prediction was right. I seem to have been doing so many things … Continue reading

Posted in embellisher, embroidery, FMQ, journal quilts, Popular Patchwork, quilting, TAST 2012, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments

New beginnings

A very Happy New Year to any of my blogging friends who remain followers of this spasmodic blog. If you are still here, thank you. I have been following you, sometimes commenting, although not always. I have made no resolutions … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Popular Patchwork, Takng Textiles Further, TAST 2012 | 23 Comments

Not a lot of creativity going on around here

I appear to only be able to do things that don’t require any thought at the moment. I have very good intentions but then the muse escapes me and I seem to have the attention span of a gnat. I … Continue reading

Posted in blocks, embroidery, flowers, Jack, Mystery Monday | 24 Comments

Write out 100 times …

I must be a better blogger … I realised that it is again a long time since I have blogged and decided that I must be more disciplined and am going to try to blog at least every two weeks. … Continue reading

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A much shorter post

Since I last posted I have had more time to play with the paper lamination technique. I layered some text behind the original poppy piece and then made a journal quilt for a swap by adding some free machined poppy … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, journal quilts, sparrow hawk, surface design | 19 Comments