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Lush, plush and crush

This was the intriguing title of our full day workshop with Josie Storey at Embroiderers’ Guild last Saturday, so armed with some very lush velvet and the usual sewing stuff I headed off without any real idea of what I was going to be doing! 115 more words

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Sea themed travelling book page 2

It’s our Embroiderers’ Guild AGM this weekend so the Travelling Books will resume their creative journeys. It occurred to me that I hadn’t shared the pages that other members had added to my sea-themed book and it was probably time to photograph them before the book set out again! 150 more words

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Introducing Voodoo to the Young Embroiderers Guild

I’ve had a brilliant couple of days working with the young stitchers of the Airedale Embroiderers Guild.  They were incredibly enthusiastic and created some fabulous Shamanic Creatures with a bit of a Voodoo twist! 7 more words

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

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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


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