I’ve admired Emily Notman’s work for ages, so when I saw she was teaching at the gorgeous Make at Monteray I booked myself a place. Emily uses mixed media and embroidery to build up her beautiful landscapes. It’s a different style to anything I’ve done before, so I was excited (and a bit nervous) to… Read More Emily Notman workshop
I was determined to get to the end of my #100daysofslowstitches project, and here I am. It wasn’t the project I thought it was going to be, and I was pleased I had made the definition of what I could do broad, so I could change it as I went along. My two main projects… Read More 2017 100 day project – completed!
So it’s day 51 of The 100 Day Project. I’ve been through the “I love this and never want to stop” phase, the “why on earth did I sign up for this, I hate it” phase, and am currently in “sometimes this is a pain but I am enjoying it”! My project this year is… Read More The 100 day project – halfway there!
My card for Mum on Mothers’ Day this year (15 March in the UK) is a beaded Lazy Daisy embroidery. She doesn’t use the interwebs, so I’m safe talking about it now! I got the embroidery idea from Jane Brocket’s lovely book, The Gentle Art of Stitching, and added the beads for some sparkle. It’s… Read More Lazy Daisy flower card
This is the second in my Make + Review series. Stitch at Home by Mandy Shaw has such a pretty collection of designs, and a wide range of projects – a garden kneeler, dog bed, Christmas decorations, even a teepee for the garden. There are masses of applique designs in the book and you could… Read More Make + Review – Stitch at Home by Mandy Shaw