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A re-blog: Embroidering a Wreath

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 in one hooping. In preparing the Anastasia's Spring I thought a lovely wreath featuring the… Continue reading A re-blog: Embroidering a Wreath

Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs · Projects

The Jacobean Sampler Tree of Life

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 size and I went for my largest hoop, the massive 360mm x 260mm, so I… Continue reading The Jacobean Sampler Tree of Life

Discussing machine embroidery

Embroidering a large circular design

While I was working on the Bundle of Joy collection I started digitising a wreath shaped design but half way through I wondered if I could do more with it. As I often create wreath shaped designs I thought I would challenge myself to fill it in. Having achieved that I had to split the… Continue reading Embroidering a large circular design