"I have only bought wires in packs labelled with all sizes in white, green or beige from our local cake shop. This shop makes wedding, birthday, christening cakes as well as supplying all the items needed for those to make their own. The…"
"Hello everyone, I am really into stumpwork but not computers. How do I add a photo? I am very proud of a box I designed and made but cannot share it! My latest attempt is the mirror frame designed by Jane Nicholas however as it is a special present…"
Thankyou so much for your kind comment. We have a stumpwork Stitch Along starting.. Why not join in? There is no time pressure and you can adapt the design to suit yourself. All the info is in the Stitch Along discussion in the Stupwork…"
"I think this may be a bit ambitious but I am planning a stumpwork embroidery for the top of a wooden box. I have been looking at work done in about 1650 as well as Jane Nicholas impressive stumpwork.
It is the design that I find difficult.
For those who have already done some of this work, those who are admirers of the style and would like to make a start and also just for curious enquirers.A quick reminder: If you have a question to ask or something you want others' views, opinions and replies to, please post it in the Discussion Forum and not the Comment Wall. Many thanks!See More
My favourite is stumpwork although I still have much to learn
Where did you learn your textile skills?
At the local adult education department I started after retiring from work.
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I am retired from nursing but still do a few hours as a home carer. My embroidery started just over two years ago and since then I have put on a few pounds in weight and the garden is not so cared for now that stumpwork has taken over. I was delighted to win a local competition last year but that was probably beginners luck.
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Thankyou so much for your kind comment. We have a stumpwork Stitch Along starting.. Why not join in? There is no time pressure and you can adapt the design to suit yourself. All the info is in the Stitch Along discussion in the Stupwork group. Cheers