Bailey

Bailey - I'm Just lovable!
Bailey – I’m Just lovable!

Bailey a tricoloured border collie , and a much loved pet was the inspiration for a new blanket by Chris.

Embroidered in 2 ply and 1 ply wool with all the swirls of the fur on the dog taken into consideration in the stitching.

The face  sewn in the finer wool highlights the features and shows the character of this cutie pie.

Needlework Tours 2017

Embroidery Cruise Ship

A fortnight sea voyage, what a dream! A cruise  leaving Sydney Australia, meandering along the beautiful Eastern Coast of Australia and then heading on to Singapore. Six of those fourteen days are dedicated to stitching and embroidery.

And I will be aboard! I ‘ll be teaching as part of the Needlework Tours Cruise in 2017, 19th April  to 3rd May fully escorted.

Protea BasketI have prepared three projects; each one very different from each other. One was featured in Inspirations Issue 88, the other two are brand new designs.


Protea Basket 
A beautiful three dimensional embroidery sewn in fine wool, silk and rayon thread.

A Beaded Vase

 

Beaded Vase Ribbon Embroidery of a sweet bowl of flowers in a Beaded Vase.

The Bridge at Monets Garden

 

Bridge at Monet’s Garden

This famous scene is recreated using a dry needle felting technique for the  background and embellished with embroidery.

Girl singing
I’m So-o-o Excited

Rock Up Girls! Let’s have a great time.

Western Port Craft Fest 2016

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Fellow Embroiderers,

On the 9th April 2016, it’s  the Western Port Craft Fest and I have been invited to be one of the speakers. My appearance will be at 1.00 pm at Hastings Uniting Church Hall. Their very attractive website details all the events, attractions and exhibitors. Enjoy Cat

The Fest is a celebration and exhibition of the best craft work in the Western Port Area and on the Mornington, Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. I am delighted to have been invited to present a talk on my passion for embroidery and share my experiences of teaching here, there and far-flung places.

For those of you who can make it, let’s meet up on the day.