I was putting the finishing touches to my latest embroidery designs for Sweet Innocence 3 when I received an interesting email regarding one of the designs! In creating the last few designs in this set I was keen to create a corner as they work perfectly in so many projects and also look grand mirror imaged… Continue reading working with your ideas!
With Christmas packed in boxes and stored away for next year I wanted to look at a different colour scheme for my new crazy quilt. It didn't need to be red and green! There are elements from Natalie's wedding day, Harriet, Graced in Petals, Marianne, Amore Grunge and Le… Continue reading Another Romantic Crazy Quilt
One of my most exciting decisions I have to make around the end of the summer is about my Christmas collection. This year I couldn't decide between Elegant Messages that was started the year before and the images for Poinsettia Promises. So I decided to go for both as they are very different. However nestling… Continue reading My biggest digitising challenge for Christmas
With Christmas not far away now it is time to focus on my seasonal digitising. I love to take time to create something very special and unique each year and this year there are 2 collections being developed! The first one consists of some Elegant Christmas Messages embroidered in an olde English Text font with a scroll… Continue reading Elegant Christmas Messages
Over the last few months there have been lots of programmes on television covering the dreadful events and history of World War 1 which began one hundred years ago. It was the war changed the world we live in. I am reminded of the poem that John McRae wrote: "In Flanders fields the poppies blow, between the crosses… Continue reading Fields of Poppies
Hello! I have long wanted to explore the possibility of "blogging" about my passion to create "graceful" embroidery designs. In this blog I will share my experiences as I experiment with the embroidery designs I have digitised, and also with some of new techniques that are being introduced into the world of machine embroidery. I look for inspiration in… Continue reading Welcome to my blog!