Category Archives: Embroidery

Working with dissolvable film/fabric

     These are examples for my dissolvables workshop.  I have no idea why the bag/sunflower picture is upside down!  The mirror is a £1.50 masterpiece from Ikea (sorry about my ipad reflection). These are part of my “I will finish … Continue reading

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Fabric of India

We went to see the Fabric of India exhibition at the V&A yesterday.  It was a lovely day out and if you the follow the link, you will see pictures of some of the exhibits (no photography allowed).  The fabrics and … Continue reading

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Alison Holt day three

I added the foamy sea and made a start on the rocks/pebbles.  The course has ended and I am no on my own.  Alison is a fantastic tutor, offering loads of help and advice (and occasionally getting us out of … Continue reading

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Alison Holt class

Free Machine Embroidery on a background of painted silk.   At the end of day two of a three day workshop with Alison.  I have learned so much and am having a great time.

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sunshine on a rainy day

April showers in May.  Pounding rain followed by bright sunshine.  I made a cheer us up sunflower and because the recipient loves French Knots, I added one or two 🙂 The fabric was hand dyed, by me.  The thread was … Continue reading

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pebbles with Mary Sleigh

My treat for January/February was to take a four day workshop with Mary Sleigh.  The class was called ‘not just a lazy daisy’ and I have no idea what Mary originally intended but she adapted the class to the group.  … Continue reading

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