Thursday, 15 April 2010

Embroiderer's Guild Weekend

I went on an Embroiderer’s Guild weekend to Folkestone.   There were 2 workshops, and I attended the one on Beadwork.  The Tutor was Heide Jenkins.  She brought along a lot of her jewellery and we made some of it over the weekend. 

 There was a Necklace with Interlocking Triangles so  I made  two triangles, and sewed them together to make a Star of David.   .  The other piece I made is a Kings Soloman’s Knot.

After this I made a pair of Dancing Leaves Earrings, and some pretty ones with tiny leaves on strings.   

This is my work station and as you can see Lorcan came along to help me out with the more difficult techniques.  I think he enjoyed the weekend by the sea. 

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Church Linen

I am making some new linen for our local church St. Peter's.  This is the first piece I have finished.  It is a Purificator.  OOps.. I need to make the next one an inch wider  !! 

Friday, 2 April 2010

Sophie's Quilt

I am making a quilt for Sophie, one of my granddaughters.   There are twelve blocks.   Ten depicting farm animals.  One of a scarecrow and the last of a barn.  

The top picture shows all the blocks. 

The second picture shows the blocks and also the cream material  I will use to back the quilt.  The coloured flowery material will be used to separate the blocks and go round the edge of the whole quilt.

Church Kneelers

I have stitched many kneelers for our local church, St.Peters and here is the latest one, coming up to about half way stitched. 

I buy the kneeler kits from Jacksons of Hebden Bridge  This one is called Windsor.