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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

I have been whizzing through the sampler which I started about a month ago.  It has been really enjoyable so far and I only have 3 more bands to do to finish it.  I should have smoothed the fabric out better before I took a photograph as it looks a little wobbly and it isn’t. Now I am thinking about the next project and I might just pluck up courage and go… Read More

  I haven’t posted about my crafty exploits for a while so I thought an update was due.  Having completed the Sheep Pincushion I had started on a beaded scissor case from the same supplier but it was all rather fiddly and for some reason I had fallen out of love with it.  I was in that horrid place where you think I really ought to get on with that and then… Read More