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Travelling book: pulled thread work

For my first travelling book piece I wanted to use pulled thread work around the sea glass and faux sea glass to look like ripples in the sand. 116 more words

Embroiderers' Guild

Piecing together an idea...

On Wednesday afternoon, we had our second session with Blackpool Embroiderers’ Guild and artists, Costumologists. This was a creative collage session and with various Blackpool imagery, the group put together some great collages. 155 more words

Travelling Books Project

I’ve been looking forward to the January meeting of our branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild as it’s the start of our travelling books project. I’ve always been interested in the idea of round robins and I’m really looking forward to not only getting my own book back in 6 months time, but also to stretching my creative practice by working in other people’s books within their rules. 210 more words


Frost embroidery - small stone 23

Iced garden, Leaf shapes traced in crystals Embellished with silver threads and Frozen drop beads.

I noticed these leeks in the garden just before heading off to the Embroiderer’s Guild meeting. No competing with nature…!

Small Stones

Travelling books and soldering irons

Travelling Books

For those of you unfamiliar with this, it’s an idea from the Embroiderers’ Guild HQ, which many Guilds, including my own in Oswestry have taken up. 148 more words

Textile Atrtist

OIB - Only in Blackpool!

On Wednesday afternoon we had our first session with Blackpool’s Embroiderers’ Guild and fabulous artists, Costumologists – duo Maria and Fran. After a Blackpool themed icebreaker exercise, the artists got the group to think about pop up museums and created a spider diagram of ideas. 252 more words

Studio update

I managed to finish my ATC  and Fabric swaps on time and all have now been posted . I won’t blog about the fabric yet as it will take at least a week to arrive at destinations in USA and England. 222 more words