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First steps in goldwork

Our last Embroiderers’ Guild meeting was an all day workshop with Brenda Scarman on goldwork. Our aim was to transfer into fabric and then stitch an ornate letter using different goldwork techniques. 228 more words


It's my Turn(er)

The Turner prize winners 2015 have nothing whatsoever to do with this blog..but it is my ‘turn’, well the last seven years have been..been thinking a lot recently about what I’ve been doing with regard to  art and embroidery in the last seven years… the reason this train of thought started was that i needed to give a presentation to the Embroiderers’ Guild AGM last weekend about my scholar year  …more of which later..anyway thinking about what I’ve done in the last seven years and I really do believe that getting the EG scholarship was my Turner so hey…..my golden ticket …(see my very first blog!) 995 more words

Can you keep a secret?

Well, I now have proof that my husband can!

Yesterday I had a trip to Abingdon. I didn’t know anything about it until the last minute, and I had no idea why I was going. 365 more words


Silk threads

Spring is here, and there so many distractions. For one thing, the garden needs to be prepared for the seeds and plants, and it is so nice to be out in the sun. 890 more words


Tiny travels

The challenge was to produce an A5 piece for a travelling book for Eileen at Embroiderers’ Guild. Eileen’s theme is ‘travel’ and so far other stitchers have produced little marvels for her. 69 more words

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Exhibition news and other stuff

Oops, it’s been a while. Spring has sprung, stuff is a-growing and those without lady dogs have probably already mown their lawn a few times (our back lawn doesn’t have much grass left on it these days due to the muddy craters created by piddling pooches). 547 more words


Daisy, Daisy.

So I had to produce a bag for the March raffle at Embroiderers’ Guild. NO pressure. No pressure at all. The theme was ‘yellow’. Unusually for me I tried a bit of preparation, design-wise. 72 more words