Experimenting with leather and a new personal organiser

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If you’ve happened across my shop or Facebook page recently you might have noticed a rather fabulous new piece of loveliness … my leather, embroidered personal organiser.  Look at it, isn’t it beautiful!
I had bought some bargain scraps of leather from Abakhan Fabrics in Mostyn the last time I was up that way, and have [...]

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Snapped Up Market at Printhaus, Cardiff.

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This afternoon we sent the children for some quality time with Grandma so we could concentrate on the activities on offer at the Printaus Workshop’s ‘have a go’ day.  (And to enjoy a sneaky beer garden visit and a sunny walk by the lake too, while we were footloose and fancy free).
Indoors there were many [...]

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Lisa Porch workshop at The Model House, Llantrisant

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I’ve just spent the day at Resist Gallery in Model House Craft Centre at a free machine embroidery workshop led by Lisa Porch and I have had a wonderful time.
By the end of her introduction I was almost beside myself with impatience to  get onto my sewing machine to start creating the wonderful samples that she had described.  She promised machine [...]

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Completed embroideries

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I finally managed to finish a mountain of works in progress – eight 3D embroidery/shibori pieces and a family trees!  Some of the shibori pieces will be going to local galleries, I’ll keep the remainder to sell myself, either through this website (news of a shiny new online shop will be coming in the near [...]

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