Talking & listening to threads

Welcome to my blog.  I will be posting about the progress of new works and generally letting you know what I'm up to.

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Curated Makers and Postable Popup on Instagram

Curated Makers and Postable Popup on Instagram

This weekend I'm taking part in a Postable Popup on Instagram organised by Curated Makers. Items for sale will be posted on my Instagram page with the tags #postablepopup and #curatedmakers.

Written on 1st August 2020

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New design for Japanese Embroidery Academy.

New design for Japanese Embroidery Academy.

Time for an update on a new design for the Japanese Embroidery Academy. This design was inspired by an obi I saw in Ichiroya back in 2013.

Written on 21st March 2020

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Green Chrysanthemum, completed

Green Chrysanthemum, completed

I've completed the embroidery on my Green Chrysanthemum design. I am considering putting more knots in the centre but haven't come to any conclusion on this yet.

Written on 23rd February 2020

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Green Chrysanthemum update and day classs dates

Green Chrysanthemum update and day classs dates

I've added dates for the JEA day classes to the events page and it's also time for an update on the Green Chrysanthemum design. There hasn't been a lot to say about this one since the techniques are minimal it's a lot of the same.

Written on 12th January 2020

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New class dates for 2020

New class dates for 2020

New class dates for 2020 have been added to the events page. There has been a change to the October class, this has been moved to November.

Written on 30th December 2019

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Green Chrysanthemum with gold leaf

Green Chrysanthemum with gold leaf

Life has been busy at work and home so I've had little time for stitching since I last posted. But I have slowly been working on all three designs which are on the go at the moment. Today it's time for a bit of a catch up on my new chrysanthemum design.

Written on 20th July 2019

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Completed and new designs

Completed and new designs

I've emptied some frames in time for the Easter holidays which I'll be able to use for some embroidery time. But first ..... the final Module design for our JEA curriculum is completed and off the frame. Happy Dance. That means that we have at least two designs for each of our first nine modules.

Written on 19th April 2019

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Work is on-going

Work is on-going

Quick update, work is ongoing.

Written on 2nd March 2019

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Written on 23rd December 2018

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Japanese Embroidery Academy, lotus design, but most important, Cats

Japanese Embroidery Academy, lotus design, but most important, Cats

New house mates, name change and Lotus design.

Written on 9th December 2018

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Kusano Design, squares

Kusano Design, squares

The next instalment on the design from our class with Kusano Sensei, teeny, tiny squares and lines.

Written on 26th November 2018

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New look website and class in Japan

New look website and class in Japan

Some of you may be aware by now, in October this year me and some of my friends and fellow stitchers visited Japan for a five day class at Studio Kusano.

Written on 7th November 2018

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