Whoot!! I am so excited to get this post out – the first *proper* one of the year (thank goodness) I had an empty house today so got busybusy! 410 more words
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There are fairies at the bottom of my garden…. or so the song goes… wish there were! We do have the odd silvereye and a little thornbill, but no fairy wrens…. 95 more words
Further to yesterday’s efforts in learning a new stitch, I have stitched quite a number more… not lining them up, but rather trying to create something a little more random with the view to it morphing into a more complex piece of textile art (ultimately). 6 more words
During my recent sorting, rearranging and throwing, I discovered (re-discovered) the book by Mary Thomas “Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches”.
This copy is the 17th Impression, published in 1968. 201 more words
This winter, I set about making my first snowman-inspired embroidery, inspired by the idea of making my grandmother a homemade gift.
Growing up, like most children, I was quite the expert in homemade gifts, constantly gifting my family members with the crafts and artwork I labored over in school and during my free time. 380 more words
It’s just as well I can laugh at myself… did you notice in yesterday’s post I left off a stitch at the base of the plant? 191 more words