‘Red’ Stripe Sampler

I’ve framed my finished Red Stripe Sampler. I’ve been working on this, on and off, for quite some time, there’s only so much couch stitching this girl can do but I’m so pleased with the finished effect. It felt lovely, texturally to stitch too, it was almost too nice to stick behind glass (and actually…

Sneak peek – the back

I finished this last night but I need to find a good frame for it, so until then here’s the back of the Dropcloth Red Stripe sampler which I think looks pretty in its own way too. Although I have to tell you, all those tapestry wool knots made it a pain to keep the…

Embroidery Workshops Sampler

My love for Dropcloth samplers continues, I’d bought Rebecca Ringquist’s book, Embroidery Workshops, a while ago and hadn’t realised there was a sampler in the back! When I realised, I pounced on it and had a lot of fun stitching it up, this is the result. I continue to love learning new stitches even though I’ve been…

5 things I liked this week – 27.4.18

1. Going for a lovely walk in Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park. 2. I’m really happy with how my #100embroideredflowers project is going. 3. I’m doing a writing course at the moment and absolutely loving it, my first pieces have just been assessed and I got some comments I’m really pleased with, particularly as I’m…

Another Dropcloth sampler

I loved doing last month’s Creativebug Dropcloth sampler so much, I thought I’d sign up for some more, here’s this month’s.