Growing a Jacobean Flower

The slow progress on my Jacobean Crewelwork piece continues. I have been working away on my design for a week now and I thought you might like to see the progress I have made on stitching the main flower. My primary concern has been to ensure a good distribution of the colours and to keep… Continue reading Growing a Jacobean Flower

Inspiration at the V&A and an RSN ‘Day Class’

Design Inspiration Throughout the RSN Certificate modules I have to develop my own designs to embroider for each technique. Of course the RSN does set fairly detailed guidelines for what must be achieved in each technique, however this does still leave the vexing question of  coming up with a design that I would want to… Continue reading Inspiration at the V&A and an RSN ‘Day Class’