Hello girls, I have dreadful hoop marks on a well travelled but beautiful piece of embroidery that will eventually get framed. It has beads, all different types and styles of thread and is of the…Continue
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I enjoy all forms of needlework and it's history. I used to teach embroidery in all it's forms and techniques. At the moment I'm working on learning lace making and have made a start of crazy quilting.
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Thank you so much for your kind words, Mandy. The iris was a great study for me. I wish I had a background in this field it would give me more confidence if not just comfort,but I think of nothing else. I stitch in my imagination to fall asleep! I have never felt so connected to anything outside my family that is.
I am a real fan of Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn. I note you live in Surrey - I would love to take a course from them, but am debating whether I really want to spend the $ to go to Italy! Do you know their work? They travel within the UK giving talks and courses I believe. Here is the link to their website - I see they're going to be in Cheltenham in April: http://doubletrouble-ent.com/
Thanks you for your kind words Mandy! What a lot of needlework types you do! I am so jealous that you were an instructor . I am still learning and feel like there is so much to learn, I could never actually teach unless I had to.
Hi Mandy - thankyou for asking me to be your friend, I would like to accept with delight. I notice you do bobbin lace - I tried it many many years ago but it got put aside when I got married and had kids. Perhaps I should try ot again