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Last Travelling Book Piece

We finished the last round of our Travelling Books at Embroiderers’ Guild in July and despite some people’s misgivings at the start, most people thoroughly enjoyed the process and we’re planning to continue in September. 112 more words

French Knots

Four Ways to Embroider Sea Corals

In my last post I promised more sea plant stitches. OK, so corals aren’t technically plants. And neither are sea anemones. They are still beautiful sea life that can be interesting to stitch. 354 more words


Crazy patchwork bead

I saw the idea for covering a large focal bead with crazy patchwork some time ago and it was something that I knew I wanted to have a go at, but it wasn’t until I found a very large wooden bead a week or so ago while hunting for something else that I had my chance. 100 more words


Stitch 5 Maidenhair Stitch + Lazy Daisy + Rose Montees

I don’t own montees so I substituted using three seed beads. I also felt the lazy daisy needed a little cheering up so I added a seed bead to them.  21 more words

Feather Stitch

Stitch 4 Triple Feather Stitch, Silk Lazy Daisy, Beads

I love using a lot of extra things to embellish stitches.  This design uses lots of extras.

Feather Stitch

Stitch 3 Feather Stitch, French Knot, Lazy Daisy

I really enjoyed sewing stitch 3.   Stitch three included using silk thread. I choose to sew three French Knots instead of the one French Knot shown in the diagram.

Feather Stitch

Stitch 2 Curved Feather Stitch & Lazy Daisy

This stitch challenged me.  I am good at feather stitch when the stitch is a basic stitch. The curved stitch with the extending lines on one side…..trying to make them the same size is daunting. 10 more words

Feather Stitch