Sneak peek – a ‘finished’ sampler (and our new bedroom)

I finished my Dropcloth Creativebug sampler yesterday, here it is hanging up in its temporary home on my new desk*. I’ve fallen in love with Dropcloth samplers, I didn’t realise but I actually already had one, I bought Rebecca Ringquist’s Embroidery Workshops book, some time ago, I was looking through it again recently and I…

Sneak peek – another week of the Creativebug embroidery challenge

This week was fun, I particularly liked the back stitched chain and getting my head around closed buttonhole. Heavy chain was a challenge though and I don’t think it will be a stitch that I’ll use at all regularly, although thanks to Rebecca, I did eventually work out how to do it. I’ve noticed though…

Sneak peek – embroidery sampler

I’m doing another Creativebug monthly challenge, this time it’s embroidery, yay! The class is held by Rebecca Ringquist, you can order the sampler from her, as I’ve done or you can use plain fabric. I started the challenge a little late, as it took time for the sampler to wing its way across from the…