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I have finished my modern band sampler and I am really pleased with it.  I just need to find a nice frame now and voilà it will be completed. My stitching is straighter than the above photo implies.  The wobbliness is because I haven’t reshaped and pressed the fabric yet.  I really enjoyed the effect of the tonal threads although the pale pink/white on the zig zag does make it look from… Read More

In 2013 I taught myself to crochet, admittedly I am not extremely skilled but I have mastered the basics and can just about navigate myself around a pattern.  Whilst I have enjoyed learning to crochet I have churned out countless scarves, snowflakes, small animals and even a blanket.  I need a new challenge, something to occupy my hands in the evening whilst I watch television. I used to embroider when I was… Read More