Rainbow squares – blue

As a group project, all the branches of the Embroiderers’ Guild in the North East Region are currently working on rainbow squares. These are 4″ squares in rainbow colours, to be worked in any technique. Each branch is doing things slightly differently, but my branch, Sunderland, is covering all the colours. All members have been – Read the full article…

Durham Cathedral visit

I took a trip over to Durham yesterday, and had a good look round the Cathedral. It’s just a few miles from where I live so I’ve been there a lot over the years, but it’s always worth a visit. I particularly wanted to see their ecclestiastical embroidery; they don’t have much on display, but – Read the full article…

Brand new blog!

This is my brand new – and very first – blog. I’m a bit late to the party, I know, but never mind, I got here eventually. The plan is to keep a diary of work in progress, especially a big commission I’ve just started work on (of which more in future posts), so we’ll – Read the full article…