The recent touring exhibition, ‘On My Mother’s Knee’, at Llantarnam Grange Arts Gallery looked like a must see,.
Next best thing
Although I was unable to visit the exhibition, I am thrilled to have the next best thing, just delivered. A copy of the Exhibition catalogue – I am so happy !
Let’s have a look inside !
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I am sure you have heard of or have visited Alexandra Palace in London, but did you know it was the first home of BBC TV
Recently the Palace have been running behind the scenes tours, explaining the history and development of the Palace from conception to what we know today.
I had to share the fantastic paintwork with you. The patterns, painting paint and decor are a joy to see.
|Original woven carpet from the entrance to the theatre
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If you are a Stitcher like me, inspiration is all around us.
Inspiration for a Stiticher
Hand embroidery and free-motion quilting are forms of stitching that I tend to revert back to time and again. In the case of free motion quilting, I try to make a stitch that works for me and one that comes naturally.
In all the years I have taught Machine Quilting, I have noticed that one tends to be a ‘angular, zig-zag’ person, a ‘wiggly, irregular’ stitch person or a ‘spiral,wavy’ person – it all depends how your arms, shoulders and brain work together….. you are what you are. Continue reading “What kind of Stitcher are you?”