"Lorna, I will be at the Avalon Branch meeting on Saturday although not until late so won't be doing the workshop. However, I do want to work at home that lovely design you have in the latest edition of Classic…"
"Yup a mixed packet of chenille needles is the answer. Then you can find the right size to pull the ribbon through.
You will see that a chenille is very different to an ordinary embroidery needle. They are the same as tapestry needles in…"
"Hi Patty. I take it you are just stitching through one layer of fabric or layer plus a backing fabric? Are you using a chenille needle? Maybe the needle you are using is too small. I know that may sound daft but you need to create a big…"
I was taught by Lesley Turpin-Delport initially and since am mostly self taught and have attended many and a variety of courses over the years. Have my Level I C & G in Goldwork and will carry on with that once the course is written!
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I have been teaching a variety of forms of hand embroidery for the past 25 or more years and just love seeing students advance and enjoy new skills learned.
Lorna, I will be at the Avalon Branch meeting on Saturday although not until late so won't be doing the workshop. However, I do want to work at home that lovely design you have in the latest edition of Classic Inspirations so could you bring along some of the ribbons used in that design please, especially the variegated Autumn Gold 279. Sorry to be a nuisance but it is too good an opportunity to miss to get some of the ribbons. Thank you, Grace
Thank you for your lovely comment It is so nice to have such beautiful needlework. I to brought a fire screen for a couple of pounds it is so pretty and hanging on my wall, they are as good as any painting.
Just come off watching handsontv Lorna and your video on drizzle stitch. Had to get the sample fabric out and had a go right away, will be using it on my casalguidi projects and no doubt other embroideries as well.