Lorna joined Valerie and the film team to share with us her love of embroidery, embellishing and pinweaving; so we have some great films to share with you soon. And here they are surrounded by some of Lorna's beautiful work.
Don't these look wonderful? Learn goldwork from Hand & Lock and make shoes like this. Hand & Lock launch their festival of embroidery in July and they’ve got a fantastic offer for Mastered students. You can get any of their courses for a special concessionary price and if you leave a comment on this blog post you’ll be in with the chance of winning the course of your choice.
The latest combined sewing and embroidery machinefrom Janome with 3 different coloured panels which easily click on and off the front of the machine
Sue offers courses and workshops in West Sussex in machine embroidery, getting to know your computerised embroidery machine and Janome software
Val: Christina Henri who runs this programme won't be at Festival of Quilts this year but there will be a collection box for her bonnets near the Registration Point so you can drop them off there. If you don't know what I'm talking about you can watch the video of last year's Festival and meet Christina and learn more about her memorial to the lost women who were transported to Tasmania and Australia.
Learn all about this traditional embroidery through our workshop videos with Kelly Aldridge, a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework, England. www.justhands-on.tv/videos/category/4/
That has to be the Royal School of Needlework based at Hampton Court Palace, in Surrey. In this short video you can visit the classroom and see examples of the embroidery work that has been done in class and that you too can sign up for www.justhands-on.tv/videos/category/6/
This is a short video of the Millenium Embroidery at Sunbury on Thames showing a wide variety of embroidery stitches depicting village scenes www.justhands-on.tv/videos/category/6/
Val: We are very excited to announce three wonderful kits that have been designed by Heather Harrison, a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework, that we are being allowed to sell here on the site. There is blackwork, crewel work and stumpwork - all three kits are Heather's own unique design and come complete with everything you need to make the project and, of course, excellent instructions.