What Needle to Use and When!

What Needle to Use and When!

24th April 2022

Picking the correct needle for the job can be confusing however, once you've found the right one it can make your embroidery easier and improve the quality of your work!

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Scissors

Scissors

7th March 2022

Ever wondered which is the best pair of scissors for the job? Expert and beginner embroiderers alike can find it difficult to find the correct tool to cut goldwork thread, the right shears for slicing fabric or even the best pair to get a clean cut on your thread. Take a look to find out more.

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On Parade

On Parade

21st August 2021

Repairing the Ceremonial Shabraque for the Parachute Regiment mascot - Neddy the pony - found me 'Ready for Anything'!

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Unlocking

Unlocking

29th June 2020

Unlocking is a very appropriate term when my studio is in an ancient cell in an ancient castle that is currently locked down! Over the last few months when my normal activities have been pretty much stopped I've still been busy planning and doing some online work. But I really miss teaching and working with people. Video on the small screen is better than nothing but you just don't get the same experience and ability to see the detail and the technique.

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Covid 19

Covid 19

30th March 2020

I hope you are well as you read this. Although it is a while since I nursed AIDS patients in the 80s I have some memories of what it is like to be in the NHS at a time of crisis. To make sure we beat Covid 19 all my events for the next few months, be they on my own behalf or for others have been postponed. I'm still working at home, designing and repairing and doing some online tutoring so let me know if I can help.

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