Starting From Scratch.

Well now, the last few days have been a deviation from norm in that Hubby and I have been trying to fulfill a commission for a Football Club logo. As we haven’t done any digitisation before it has been a pretty steep learning curve. Hubby purchased Embrilliance Stitch Artist 2 and set about learning toContinue reading “Starting From Scratch.”

It’s been a while….

Yes, it’s been a while since my last post but the machine hasn’t been idle. Firstly, I decided to stitch out a Victorian Birdcage in free standing lace, to go with my castles. It may be small, at under 4 inches tall, but it still took a massive 187,000 stitches, although all in one colour.Continue reading “It’s been a while….”

Happy Easter, World.

Happy Easter everyone. A bright, warm morning here in sunny Birmingham UK so let’s celebrate with a lovely joyous Daffodil. 33,000 stitches and 7 colours gives such a realistic and beautiful bloom that I will certainly be stitching out more of them to make a nice bunch. I’m hoping they might attract the butterflies. InContinue reading “Happy Easter, World.”

A Lazy? Day

I’ve had a lazy day today, so far as embroidery goes. With the lovely sun and warm temperatures that we have had today, the garden beckoned. So it has actually been anything but lazy! However, I promised you a pic of the Butterfly that I stitched out yesterday so here it is…. 27,000 stitches andContinue reading “A Lazy? Day”

Trials and Tribulations!

Stitching was slow for yesterday as my machine threw a wobbly. The needle threading mechanism failed to fulfill it’s duties which prevented me getting started. The old eyes are not suitable for manual threading so Hubby had to get his toolbox out. Not a pretty sight to see my lovely machine spread in pieces acrossContinue reading “Trials and Tribulations!”

A little bit of variety

Rather than just stitching out pictures, I decided to add a little bit of variety to my repertoire. How about stitching a free standing castle? The number of stitches that the machine lays down leaves the finished article quite thick so here is the result of lots of stitches on a dissolvable backing which washesContinue reading “A little bit of variety”