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….”

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”

Defend the Castles!

After yesterday’s post where I introduced you to freestanding lace for a castle design, my daughter was straight on the phone saying that she wanted two for on her mantelpiece. So that has kept the old machine chugging today. They look effective with the LED tea lights in them though…… I initially tried to beContinue reading “Defend the Castles!”

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”