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# 1 year of stitches2017 – My daily stitches continue…

Since the start of the year I have been doing some stitching each day for about 20 minutes. In my last post I talked about the first 10 days of the project which now has over 3,000 people stitching each day around the world. This is Day 44 of the 1 Year of Stitches 2017 […]

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#1yearofstitches – A project to keep me stitching

This year I am taking part in a worldwide project called 1 Year of Stitches: 2017. It is being run by Sara Barnes. My theme is to base the stitches I make on the classic embroidery book ‘Samplers and Stitches’ by Mrs Archibald Christie.  It was first published in 1920. The copy I have is […]

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Sensing Culture -RNIB/HLF project – Canterbury, Kent

I have been busy this year working towards the Sensing Culture Project at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, and Canterbury Cathedral. The project involves working with visually impaired people (VIP’s) to explore the collections and spaces in order to make textiles that will be part of an exhibition at The Beaney Front Room […]

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Embroidery and Textiles course- student work

Rye College Community Learning Adult Education Classes Embroidery is a fascinating and enchanting process; in this course students  take inspiration from the colours patterns and textures of Indian embroidery to develop their own  designs in stitches. Beginners and those with more experience are enjoying the opportunity to explore a wide range of textile techniques in a like minded group. […]

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World Book Day 7th March 2013

It is World Book Day today.  April 2013 sees a new book of my embroidery being published by Search Press. ‘Start to Stitch’ is based on several books from the ‘Start to’ range, combining them into a new publication to introduce skills and projects using stitch. It is great to see my work going to a […]

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