Danielle's Diary — embroidery
Posted by Danielle Armstrong on
Blackwork Kit - The Shipping Forecast I am very pleased to say that I have finally finished this blackwork Shipping Forecast map design by Classic Embroidery, it's only taken 2 years! I love blackwork, it is one of my favourite needlework projects, however, I found stitch this piece very trying, I just could not get the normally easy and relaxing repetitive infill patterns into my head, so it involved a lot of chart reading and picking up and putting down. However, it is done and will be off to the framers very shortly.
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Posted by Danielle Hardy on
It’s another beautiful day here today. This long spell of hot weather reminds me of the summer holidays when I was a kid, the days were endless, the sun was always shining and we only went in when it was time to eat and that was usually under protest as we were far too busy playing to stop for food. It was amazing how much entertainment you could get from a washing up liquid bottle filled with water, a skipping rope, a bat and ball, chalk and a few stones. I actually feel like I would like to go and...
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