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Showing posts from November, 2010


Hello all, I hope you're well and enjoying the beautiful autumn weather at the mo. Today it's a beautiful fresh sunny day. The leaves are spectacular. The flowers don't seem to know what to do. Here's a photo of a poppy that's decided to flower.
I attended a Leamington Embroiderers' Guild lecture on Friday. It was really interesting. It was given by Jane Davies and her trip to south west China. She very generously shared all her purchases with the group and explained how traditional dress was reflected in modern dress. She gave a really good lecture.
So on Saturday there was a class run by the same group at the same venue. Unfortunately no one turned up to open the hall. Bit of a problem. But being a resourceful lot another hall was found nearby and we managed to run the class only starting an hour later than planned. I've included photos and brief descriptions of the techniques below.  This illustrates 3 techniques. The one on the left is wax crayon shavings tha…