Hey everybody and a contented belated 2022! I hope you all had a beautiful Festive season and that 2022 has been variety to you to this point? It has been a really busy few weeks spent with my daughters from UK over the Christmas interval after which settling my youngest daughter into Movie Faculty. I’m now an empty nester, for the primary time in 35 years. I’m not getting previous, I get higher! (I had my youngsters very younger) ☺
2021 was spent engaged on a brand new ebook, which can be launched later this yr. I cant expose an excessive amount of at this stage however it’s on Nature and I believe you’ll like it! This yr is all about creating new patterns, and giving again within the type of sharing my information. Lots of you’ve gotten labored via my books, executed the net tutorials, lessons and watched the movies on Youtube however nonetheless have little considerations that you desire to addressed, so I want to assist with these. I’ve given a whole lot of thought on how greatest to do that and consider one of the best ways can be to have an Embroidery Q&A.
I’m not too certain how I’m going to method this but, nonetheless figuring out the logistics of together with some visible props, or maybe having a month-to-month Podcast whereby I can reply your questions intimately, extra on this later. In meantime right here is the way to submit your questions:
Your query will be something to do with Needlepainting or Whitework Embroidery. For instance in case you are having an issue with lengthy and quick sew, or every other stitches. It is also to do with materials, threads, hoops, issues with transferring the define, puckering, washing, mounting and many others. All questions are welcome, however please solely ship one query per individual.
Every month I’ll select a theme and deal with questions primarily based on that theme. So though your query won’t be personally answered (as a result of that will take a lifetime) it will likely be addressed inside that month’s theme.
Please notice that solely questions from Weblog subscribers will be accepted for submission, so in case you are not already subscribed please achieve this by including your electronic mail deal with to the house web page right here. The primary Q&A can be on the finish of March 2022.
The right way to submit your query
- Ship an electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Within the Message Topic sort the phrase Query. It’s important that you just sort it precisely as proven beneath in order that it reaches me.
- Sort your query as briefly as potential, you possibly can connect an image of your work as a jpeg if you’d like, and ship the e-mail.
I’ve some attractive PDF patterns within the pipe line this yr – engaged on them as quick as I can. The primary is already within the store and out there for buy.
Vintage Tulip & Moth
The Vintage Tulip & Moth is a superb Needlepainting sample which was created for a workshop that didn’t transpire attributable to Covid restrictions in 2021, so right here it’s. It’s a replica of a gorgeous botanical portray: “Baquet Rigaux Optimus” by Georg Dionysius Ehret 1757. The embroidery is stitched in attractive antiques shades of DMC stranded cotton which depict the marginally light unique portray.
There’s after all an iron on switch for this sample which will be bought right here. On a aspect notice, a few of the iron on switch packs within the store are out of inventory however can be out there shortly.
I tea dyed my white linen cloth for this design and it labored superbly, directions for doing this are included with the sample and in DISCOVER & LEARN.
Cosmo Thread Packs
We have now lastly acquired extra inventory of the Cosmo threads from Japan and they are going to be packed up and prepared for buy within the subsequent few weeks, so hold a watch out.
Until subsequent time, wherever you’re on the planet, hold smiling and joyful stitching.