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Time consuming embroidery

My latest crafty project is a bit of embroidery. On a recent trip to Birmingham, the ancestral homeland, as one might call it, I was given a half-finished piece of embroidery which had recently been unearthed. 475 more words

Stitch 'n' Knit

August WIP: Sterling Archer

The wip I determined to finish in August is my Archer piece. I started stitching Sterling Archer over a year ago and put the project away when I got frustrated and didn’t enjoy working on it anymore. 334 more words


Pretty parrot 2

This was how I left my work bench last night having stitched the two wired leaves and the wired wing. I wasn’t happy with the shading on the wing so I’ll be stitching another one today and I’ve added a extra shade or two which I may or may not use.


Major bones of the reptile cranium, dorsal view, in satin stitch

Bad memory for bones. And reptiles got too many. And satin stitch takes a bit of practice. And silk is a pain to work, very shreddy. 174 more words

Perfecting Your Satin Stitch

Beautiful applique deserves beautiful satin stitching.  Enhance your skills on curves, corners, points as well as on the straight away in this class.

Class Length: 3 hours