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Wedding ring cushion

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At the weekend not only was Glasgow bathed in glorious sunshine but my brother got married. It was an amazing day, everyone enjoyed themselves and I might have had a wee tear in my eye a couple of times before … Continue reading

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Seeing embroidery everywhere

While I was away on holiday last year I kept seeing embroidery EVERYWHERE. I only had one fashion exhibition in mind for the trip so it really made me smile to see it sometimes randomly. As I cut through Somerset … Continue reading

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Postcard Art Exhibition and Launch of “Suspend” by Weirdfolk

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This weekend there’s a wee exhibition opening in Glasgow. When I say wee I mean that all the art is postcard size, as with each artist submitting up to three pieces it’s certainly not going to be small in any … Continue reading

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Craftivism: #astitchintime for the #livingwage pt.2

Around this time last year Craftivist Collective along with Share Action started a positive campaign asking Marks and Spencer (M&S) to pay their staff the living wage. If you need a wee reminder here’s my blog post about it. A … Continue reading

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Weeks 2 & 3: the 100 Day Project

I’d hoped to give you a weekly update of my  progress with the 100 day project but work got in the way last week.  I also popped over to St Andrews to see the exhibition of pieces from the Wemyss … Continue reading

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Week 1: #the100dayproject

I thought I’d show you my progress on the 100 day project the I mentioned in my last post. So far I’m enjoying the challenge of creating different circles every day although, as I work irregular hours, it can be … Continue reading

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The 100 day project

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Almost late to the party but thanks to the wonder of Twitter I’ve heard about this project just before it starts. The idea is to get your creative juices flowing but working on a project every day for 100 days. … Continue reading

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Embroidery doodles

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Sometimes just doodling with embroidery, not really knowing where it’s going to go can be fun. Here are some of my most recent doodles.

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Inspired by Hannah Frank

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Hannah Frank (1908-2008) was a Scottish artist who just hasn’t had the recognition she deserves. Luckily that is hopefully going to change as Rebecca Scott is organising an art exhibition with works inspired by Hannah Frank and her work. Hannah … Continue reading

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embroidery on @BBCSSO brochure

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After my recent adventures backstage at various museums I’m back embroidering again. You might have seen this on my Instagram feed recently but I thought I’d give you a close up. Over the last couple of years BBC Scottish Symphony … Continue reading