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The final flourish of Winter Jewels and some unique ways to embroider them

I have now sadly come to the end of creating all the designs for the Winter Jewels collection, capturing the beauty of the hellebores in my garden, fondly known as Christmas roses. There are so many ways to use these designs, and plenty of options.¬†Look at the centre of this one just opening last week,… Continue reading The final flourish of Winter Jewels and some unique ways to embroider them

Discussing machine embroidery · New Designs · Projects

My first Christmas roses

Over the last few weeks I have been putting the finishing touches to my new collection, which is called Winter Jewels.¬†These designs celebrate the beauty of the Hellebore, known as the Christmas or Lenten rose. This is however much more than a collection, but a botanical study of these magical flowers that are actually made… Continue reading My first Christmas roses

Discussing machine embroidery

making designs unique and beautiful – a re-blog

Digitising flowers is a tremendous challenge. As I grow lots of flowers in my garden with the purpose of transforming them into embroidery, I realise how difficult it is to capture their beauty in stitches, which are just very small lines. It is easy to create a satin petal and then create a flower by… Continue reading making designs unique and beautiful – a re-blog