wonderfulweaselworks

Selling recycled and vintage craft materials. Running creative sketch and stitch workshops.

‘Scandi’ Christmas

Here are some sample pieces ready for Christmas. I have been experimenting with Scandinavian style stitches and colours. I think I will make a flock of little birds for my … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quick Stitch Workshop

I have been working on some samples for a workshop making little stitched brooches which are wrapped around a button. I like using batik fabrics and space dyed threads. I … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Introduction to embroidery workshop

On Saturday I ran a workshop at The Open Shop in New Earswick. This was a drop in for anyone who wanted to get started with embroidery stitches and design. … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wonderful Seed Heads

Yesterday I revisited machine embroidery and started work on a group of small textile hangings. These are for an Embroiderers Guild exhibition at Scampston this summer. I am hoping to explore some … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

More felt making

This fabric is made using machine felted knitted squares. I am making some textile hangings for exhibitions this year but it is tempting to make some crazy hats too. I like the … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Using the embellishing machine to make felt

I have been learning how to use an embellishing machine – a great internet auction find. I have been knitting pieces to felt and using charity shop scarves to create … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Making a Brooch workshop Jan 16

Here are some lovely pieces of embroidery work started in my brooch making workshop a couple of weeks ago.

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment