So I’m really properly on at the RSN now! Had my first day last week and loved it. Shame I look like a muppet in my 2year-long security pass, but never mind!
So here’s where I’m at so far –
The design is finalised, following a bit of sketchbook research and doodling:
The design has been copied to tracing paper and then all the lines have been perforated, this will form a template for painting the design to the fabric next time around:
I’ve started to set up my frame, but can’t finish that until my next class, so in the mean time I’ve been experimenting with stitches, using the actual colours of wool which I’ve chosen:
I’m really into it! It’s very traditional, and in a way that feels a little pointless to me, but the experience and the skills are fantastic. So glad I enrolled for it! One day down, four years to go…