End of Term and a little more Recreational Stitching

1st Term draws to a close The end of my first term as a student on the RSN Future Tutors course is fast approaching and I am required to hand in my completed embroideries for assessment on Thursday this week. Then I get to enjoy a two week break for Christmas, before returning to class… Continue reading End of Term and a little more Recreational Stitching

Jacobean Crewel module and a little Recreational Stitching.

The RSN Future Tutors course has a very packed schedule and we are now well into the first term. We have received our marks and assessors comments for our first Basic Skills piece and I am very happy to get the feedback on this as we have already moved onto stitching our next assessed pieces.… Continue reading Jacobean Crewel module and a little Recreational Stitching.

Start with a solid foundation…

As my journey on the RSN Future Tutors course gets underway Module One (the last two weeks) have focussed on building a solid foundation of Basic Skills. After the excitement of being handed a wonderful box of embroidery supplies we finally got down to the business of using them. The 2019 intake of Future Tutors… Continue reading Start with a solid foundation…

Crewelwork – Keeping my fingers nimble

Needlebook front cover

I have been busy working on two complementary Crewelwork pieces over the last month. The Needlebook was offered as a class in Crewel at my local Embroiderers Guild, with Firdes Ali as the designer and tutor. The second piece is an adaptation and extension of the same design. For the Threadbook I took her original… Continue reading Crewelwork – Keeping my fingers nimble