Finally got these guys onto Etsy! Feels like it’s been a long time coming, but they’re now looking for good homes. Have a look at the Milkbottleknits shop. Advertisements Continue reading Saucy embroideries
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 … Continue reading Beginning at the Royal School of Needlework
My table is clear and usable for the first time in MONTHS! I am sitting at my computer like a civilised human, not scrunched over it on my lap like the last picture in a comedy ‘evolution of man’ illustration. Lucy moved in with me nearly a month ago :D and although the co-habiting is … Continue reading Stuff to do and a desk to do it at.
Amy’s christmas present is done and given. I’ve been dying to put progress photos of this on Instagram, but then the festive surprise would’ve been somewhat spoilt. But here you have it, retrospectively step by step. This was a Sue Hawkins kit that I bought at the Ally Pally knitting and stitching show this year. At … Continue reading Tiny shed scissor keeper
My lovely friend Lauren has been a big fan of the embroideries I’ve been doing lately, and she’s requested one of her own for Christmas. So this weekend I got the fear and figured I should get a shift on with that. So here’s the work so far. I’m quite pleased, although I wish I’d … Continue reading Christmas present progress
I’m pleased with how this turned out :) I traced out the basics of a photo onto graph paper and added the block colour. I started out following it literally as a chart in a normal scale cross stitch, but it just looked terrible, far too tiny. So I started over, with bigger crosses and … Continue reading Pink Hair, Red Knickers embroidery
My favourite time of the year! Fuck Christmas. Yesterday was for shopping, with my mum and her friend Jane. Was relatively well behaved on the finances, although I did have a few treats :) And got a couple of Christmas presents, including Latvian mittens that mum picked out, which she may get finished or still … Continue reading Alexandra Palace: Knitting and Stitching