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Canvaswork knot garden pincushion

This was the project at our last Embroiderers’ Guild meeting before our summer break and it was exactly what I needed after a very hectic last week of work. 100 more words

Embroiderers' Guild

cross stitch progress

A progress update and a discovery. The discovery was made when stitching more of the cross stitch piece this afternoon and it is that I can’t always seem to easily place the needle through the appropriate hole in the aida when coming up from the back.  195 more words

Embroidery

Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)

Detail from ‘Magna Carta (An Embroidery)’ by Cornelia Parker being hand stitched by Embroiderers’ Guild member Anthea Godfrey Photograph by Joseph Turp

Page from a 14th century manuscript, stitched by Jane Drummond, Embroiderers’ Guild (East Midlands Region). 163 more words

Leaf-May ATCs

I’m assuming these ATCs have been received so I will show a little of the process I used to make them. I decided to go with a macro version of a leaf for this ATC so I started by doing an image search on the web for inspiration. 165 more words

ATC's

Catharsis....

  • I’m in print…..thank you Embroiderers Guild (see above) I _am in contact magazine
  • two shops in Petersfield have my work on sale in their shops…’stuff’ on Chapel Street  and ‘White and Rees’ on Lavant Street…
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Abstract stumpwork

This month our Embroiderers’ Guild meeting was a full day workshop run by a couple of our members on abstract stumpwork, focussing on getting to grips with some of the stumpwork techniques such as creating slips, needlelace etc. 216 more words

French Knots

WOW

Well what a half term… I start the week with bad news that I didn’t get a job I went for.. sandwich in between a trip in the new forest camping (really glad I caught up with you too Sarah and you were very polite as I gate -crashed your felter’s day smelling of woodsmoke and looking decidedly the worse for wear..I never sleep properly when I’m camping!) and end it by being an Embroiderers Guild Scholar. 697 more words