Do you know you Pins?

Do you know your pins? Here’s a little visit through some of the pins in my own collection.

How many names do you know? What the large pin was used for?  Share your thoughts below.

Contemporary Craft Festival 2018, Bovey Tracey – What came home with me!

The Contemporary Craft Festival and the annual pilgrimage to Bovey Tracey will be here before we know it.  It’s a brilliant place to meet new people and catch up with dear, like minded friends. For me, Festival 2018 was the best ever and I’m already panning next year’s trip.

As promised, here are just some of the goodies I purchased this year.

Red and Rust

Contemporary Craft Festival - Embroidery by Sue Bibby. Lighthouse by Kirsty Elson
Embroidery by Sue Bibby. Lighthouse by Kirsty Elson

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Embroidery – Hares, Hearts and Hexies

The wonderful Autumn weather brings with it the most vibrant colours and those cool, blue, crisp days. It’s around this time of year that I retreat into my sewing room to rediscover textile projects and some long forgotten embroidery that needs a little tweaking or finishing. This year it includes Hares, Hearts and Hexies.

Mr Hare and Mr Fox

My latest thing is mounting work in anticipation of new hanging space in my home.  Also helped by a fast approaching deadline for a local quilt show.
Some pieces have been moved around my sewing room for so long that the thought of having to frame them has made me really focus.  Pushing me to work on ‘how to finish’ the piece.  I’ve sourced some fabulous white frames and I’m now on a roll. Continue reading “Embroidery – Hares, Hearts and Hexies”