ANOTHER Dropcloth sampler

Whilst binging on Dropcloth’s big samplers, I’d also signed up, quite a while ago, for a Dropcloth monthly subscription and I’d been letting those fall by the wayside a bit but it’s been lovely knowing that they were there. Anyway, I’d finished my latest big Dropcloth sampler and I needed something to stitch in quiet…

Sneak peek – book progress

I had planned on getting my flower embroidery ebook out in August but life got in the way. However I am now making good progress, the patterns have been redone in Illustrator (most of the originals were hand drawn) and placed in the bare bones structure of the book. I just need to sort out…

Milky Way sampler

I finished the Dropcloth Milky Way sampler last night. It felt kind of apt that I was also binge listening to the audiobook of Becky Chambers’ Record of a Spaceborn Few at the same time (it’s the third in an excellent sci-fi series, honestly, even if you don’t like reading sci-fi, give it a chance…

‘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…

#100embroideredflowers

So, I’ve finally finished my #100embroideredflowers project! Inspired by #the100dayproject, I photographed and embroidered a flower each day for 100 days. Well, sometimes (not as often as I thought might happen), the flower for that day proved extra complex to stitch or I had zero time due to other things and then the flower wasn’t…