“Star & Ethan”

Stumpwork embroidery Another piece from my workshops with Jo Pout learning stumpwork. This workshop was about creating faces. Jo’s example was ‘ladies who lunch’ but instead I invented Star and Ethan, who live on a narrowboat and grow ‘herbs’ (wink)! In each class, I followed her kit for the main elements, and then added text and small adaptations of my […]

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“She Sells Seashells”

Stumpwork embroidery Another piece from my workshops with Jo Pout learning stumpwork. This one is based on rock pools and includes sea urchins and a sea anemone as well as the starfish and shells. In each class, I followed her kit for the main elements, and then added text and small adaptations of my own. Year 2016 Size 5″ x […]

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“Mists & Mellow Fruitfulness”

Stumpwork embroidery The third piece from my workshops with Jo Pout learning stumpwork and the first one with thread wrapping and beads. In each class, I followed her kit for the main elements, and then added text and small adaptations of my own. Year 2016 Size 5″ x 5″ (13 cm x 13 cm) Series or Collection n/a Designed by […]

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“Ladybird, Ladybird”

Stumpwork embroidery The second piece from my workshops with Jo Pout learning stumpwork. There were a lot of stitches and techniques that were new to me in this one, including the raised stem band, bullion knot and wired wing cases. In each class, I followed her kit for the main elements, and then added text and small adaptations of my […]

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“Sheep May Safely Graze”

Stumpwork embroidery I’ve always been fascinated by stumpwork (raised) embroidery and in 2014, I had the opportunity to start to learn it with stumpwork expert Jo Pout. This is the first of the pieces I stitched from her workshops. In each class, I followed her kit for the main elements, and then added text and small adaptations of my own. […]

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