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The Athena Collar

For some reason, the photographs on the blog are getter worse.  I still can’t find my proper close-up camera for the details, and I like to use my camera phone so that the pictures will load quickly when you read the blog, but I seem to be losing my touch with the shots.   518 more words

Academic Qulting


Sang My Chemical Romance: ‘Blood, blood, gallons of the stuff, I gave you all that you can drink and it’ll never be enough…’

This latest embroidery was conceived as part of a page of doodles visually portraying words as their meanings suggest. 56 more words


#craft365 1-30 and the first part of #spoonchallenge

After #30for30crafting, I was definitely up for documenting some more WIPs, so I started my own personal challenge of #craft365. I’d tried #craft365 before on Flickr, which is a great group but I struggled uploading something there every day, so I never completed, so this time I’m just posting the pic to… 272 more words


Monogrammed shirt? No, shorts! Yes, by hand.

Hello peoples!

This is an idea for a handmade man-gift. Monogrammed shirts are great and proper, but what my Dad needed were swimsuit shorts. Why let that stop me? 421 more words

Detached buttonhole scissor-keeper

This is another Embroiderer’s Guild project I came across while I was tidying up, (one of many). It’s a scissor-keeper done in detached button-hole stitch. A new stitch to me, and it improved as I grasped it. 106 more words

Unfinished Projects

More bird embroidery

A friend for my first bird, this woodpecker was again great fun to do..

He’s now listed in my Folksy shop.

.. and work has started on bird 3! 14 more words