Latest additions to the family. Twm and Gruff were given kittens a few weeks ago. Merlin (fluffy grey) and Idris (black) stopped racing about this afternoon for a few minutes so I was able to take the photo. Thanks for looking
Just noticed that Urban Threads has undergone a makeover. Its now just like Embroidery Library. I have always seen UT to be innovative, edgy, young and so on but now it appears to be bland and boring. Anyone any thoughts?
First and only piece of embroidery on my big machine after it has been serviced. From not using my machine for two years it was a challenge to remember how it worked. I set a further challenge to myself to use the threads that were already on the machi
In the northern hemisphere the summer is ending. I have had a very busy summer. Being retired is busy work. I have been looking after both sets of grandchildren but not together. Its been great fun but hard work so sewing has taken a back seat again.
Apologies this is sideways and unfinished. My sister in law has just retired as a head teacher and I decided it would be fun to make her a cushion with Retired on. She always chooses purple and this has lilac thread on. Sadly the colours don't show we
I have had family camping in the back garden for the past few days. Tonight we all squashed into my sewing room so I could show my sister in law how my embroidery machine works. Her grandchildren were very interested so when we had finished the cushion
Another experiment. Same font as the Elizabeth cushion but this one is made with quite a thick and rough fabric. Again I am pleased with the result but will have to wait to tomorrow to buy a cushion pad. Thanks for looking
Silk cushion made as a gift for a friend. I have been having a fun time experimenting with fonts. The cushion is 16"x16" The thread I used for the name is very bright and the picture doesn't show the colours too well. Sorry I cant remember the font I
Friday is the end of the school year for my grandchildren. So my older daughter asked for embroidered gifts for the teachers/adults who have taught the boys. The gifts are tea towels for all. The font on Gruff's gifts are with my current favourite font
Cushion for a friend. It is a pale blue and I have used names that are in her life and made the name of where she has always lived in red. Cant remember the font its one I have recently added to my ever growing collection. Thanks for looking