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First post!

I recently became interested in hand embroidery and decided I would learn the basics over the summer. Here are a few of my favourites :)


Continuing Adventures in Textiles

I decided I would need a concrete sketch to work from with my new interest in embroidery, and the best place to start was from my art journal – a doodle piece. 80 more words


Saltaire Gardens Sculpture Trail

It’s a busy weekend.  I’ve finished a new piece for the Saltaire Gardens Sculpture Trail and it will be on display at 5 Ada Street over the weekend (12 till 4pm on both days).   68 more words

Abecedarian of Demise

A is for Asphyxiation. B is for Blood Eagle. C is for Catherine Wheel.


It's Almost Fall

Yes, it is.  Although it is technically still summer (and yesterday morning was 80 degrees) today it is 20+ degrees colder.  When I go outside I think of Halloween.  152 more words


fabric iPad sleeve tutorial

I had been wondering what I could make with a little embroidered piece that I stitched recently and finally decided on a new iPad cover.  I already have a ‘Smart Case’ for my iPad and, whilst I like the protection that the hard folding cover gives to the screen, the fact remains that it is a dull grey colour, a little grubby from fingerprints and well … just plain boring! 809 more words

Small Projects

New Ventures in Embroidery...

My current craft obsession has been embroidery hoops and I’ve been getting frustrated that my ideas in my head don’t yet match my embroidery skills! Duh! 102 more words