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World Embroidery Day

Today is World Embroidery Day, begun in Sweden 5 years ago and examples are posted in Groups or Guilds or on our own Blog.

Recently I purchased a Stumpwork book by Sachiko Morimoto and I made a Coriander sample and also a Nasturtium one and have just finished in time to post the photos here.  43 more words


8 Steps to Some MARVELous DIY Beanbags

My husband’s family goes on a camping trip together every year, so I thought it would be great to make and take beanbags for the kids to play with around the campsite. 619 more words


Sunbonnet Sue

Every Monday at lunchtime, a group of us meet at school. We embroider, knit, crochet, smock- whatever we feel like doing. Sometimes we just chat and have lunch. 159 more words

Mona Hatoum

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Notes and reflections on the Mona Hatoum exhibition at the Tate Modern.

This exhibition of 35 years of Hatoum’s work had a strong impact on me. 721 more words


Kitty fiesta

In early spring my mum and I received the most incredible surprise package full of treasure from friends in Canada. One of these treasures was a wonderful Kiriki Press embroidery kit for a Fiesta Cat (see my… 119 more words

Other Stuff

Gold work

I bought these two pictures of gold work in a charity shop in my area. I think they were made by the same person – one as a sample and one as a dragonfly. 73 more words