Stitching , Stitching, Stitching……..Goldwork.

Continuing on my Future Tutor journey, the focus for the first half of the Second term has been on the techniques of traditional Goldwork – learning how to handle, stitch, and store metal threads. All Future Tutor students are required to complete a set piece of Goldwork which has three of symbols that have been… Continue reading Stitching , Stitching, Stitching……..Goldwork.

Term 2 is underway.

The second term of my journey on the RSN Future Tutors course is in full swing and I am currently working on a traditional Goldwork piece called Three Gold Symbols. This is one of the set pieces on the Future Tutors course and takes us through learning many of the traditional Goldwork techniques and applications… Continue reading Term 2 is underway.

Embroidery Exhibitions and a Mid-term break

The weather has turned decidedly cold here at Hampton Court Village with it being 4° C at 10 am this morning. I walk across the bridge over the Thames each morning on my way to the Palace, so I check how cold it is before I leave the house and the temperatures are definitely dropping.… Continue reading Embroidery Exhibitions and a Mid-term break

Day trip to Exeter Cathedral for a special Embroidery exhibition

With our little cottage is starting to feel more like home, we decided that the time had come to plan a day trip to get to see a little more of this part of England, especially with my course commencing in less than two weeks. The RSN had advised that some of their collection pieces… Continue reading Day trip to Exeter Cathedral for a special Embroidery exhibition

Monogramming – a short course at Hand & Lock

The Hand & Lock front door.

After stitching solidly on the RSN certificate in Technical Hand Embroidery for the last 8 weeks I decided that I needed to plan some recreational stitching to help me wind down. Scrolling across websites I noticed that Hand and Lock were offering a two day weekend Monogramming class in London on the very weekend after… Continue reading Monogramming – a short course at Hand & Lock

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Work of the Hand

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Queensland Bookbinders' Guild Inc.

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Ann's Orchard

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DAS Bookbinding

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summerholiday111

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from Hell to Breakfast

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