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a peek at a new design.  mimosa, this time, with beads.  just the sewing up left to do now.



P is for Poison

P is for Poison. From my Executioner’s Alphabet, tapestry in progress. Each panel is hand embroidered, approximately 9″ x 12″, cotton floss on cotton canvas. They will be sewn together into one big piece at the end.


Wood Ant

I have managed to finish two pieces since my last blog, that is fast work for me!

The first piece was of a wood and (later named Alexei) based on a photo I took in Wentwood Forest. 141 more words



an old design made new by swapping surface stitch petals for dimensional ones.  and on a dark ground, they stand out that much more.  gotta love the ghiordes knot!




More quilting in Llandudno

During my short visit to the ‘Queen of Welsh Resorts’, I stayed in a hotel looking out onto the promenade and beyond that to the sea. 367 more words

Muffin the Mule

I have plenty of space for designing and one desk for paperwork…..

But the sewing is slowly creeping across the studio to cover this desk as well. 241 more words


a little glimpse

…into what I’m currently embroidering in the evenings – Humpty Dumpty shouting in the messenger’s ear, original illustration by Sir John Tenniel for Alice Through the Looking Glass. 30 more words