Category Archives: Embroidery projects
Adding some dimension to embroidery can be a challenge but I have tried to make it as easy as possible with the designs which have this option. A little practice may be advisable to perfect the technique, but when you … Continue reading
Graceful Embroidery has a good selection of crazy quilt blocks each with different themes. Not all of them are square though. As well as 2 stockings, 2 Dresden shaped ones there is a Christmas tree and two vintage oblong crazy … Continue reading
There is nothing more delightful than a perfectly embroidered wreath in the centre of a table with an ornament or vase standing in the middle, but many of us may find the prospect rather daunting unless it is embroidered out … Continue reading
The prospect of creating your very first Christening gown may be quite daunting but if you do not aim to create something too complicated you will find it enjoyable and may want to move on to more complicated gowns.
I feel in love with silk along time ago when I worked in a fabric shop and it is my favourite fabric partly because it is so versatile and also because it comes in the most wonderful shades.
I had a little wicker chair that I bought for when Georgie, my granddaughter, came to visit! It needed a cushion though, and while I was finishing off the Georgiana collection which is named after her I thought I would … Continue reading
When creating a unique prayer appropriate for embroiderers I asked my daughter, Natalie, who has a doctorate in Theology, to paraphrase two significant verses of scripture. Her twin sister, Jenny created the graphics for me, so this is an unparalleled … Continue reading
As I worked on the Jacobean Sampler collection I set myself a challenge, to take some of the elements and create a tree of life, a very popular design in this style of embroidery. Obviously the first decision was the … Continue reading
“When Marrilyn sent me photos of this splendid Jacobean embroidered purse I was intrigued as to how she made it and knew you all would be too, so here is her guest blog.”
I invited Pamela Cox to tell us all why she loves the Graced in Petals collection so much. Although I’ve been known to email Hazel every time she releases a new collection to tell her that “This is my favorite!” … Continue reading