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Colour Streams Christmas Greetings

Christmas greetings to you all. Firstly thank you for your interest and custom in my luscious goodies over the last year. I would like to wish you and your family all the best for Christmas and may 2014 be filled … Continue reading

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Stitch on Felt

One of the most stable fabrics to embroider or stitch on is felt.  It does not need a hoop to keep it taut and you don’t have to worry about the edges fraying.  Of course there are many kinds and … Continue reading

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Stitch, Texture, Felt!

One of the joys of making your own felt is creating surface texture with a variety of fibres, yarns and fabrics.  These of course add to the colour play in your felt as wild or as subtle as your desire. … Continue reading

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What a great start to the year, CRUISING.  I was fortunate enough to work as a tutor for Needlework Tours on their cruise to Noumea & Fiji in February.  We had 12 tutors on board and a great range of … Continue reading

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A bit more of KASHMIR

Here is Mr. Bhat and a closeup of a very fine wool shawl he is embroidering.       Single strand ofsilk thread using a simple  whipped stem stitch. Hours of work. The men sit in one room stitching and … Continue reading

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A sojourn in Kashmir

WE spent 6 days in Kashmir, a real pleasure after hard driving days through the Himalaya foothills.  Ramsan served us each day with hot meals and a wealth of local knowledge.  Lassa guided our boat through the floating gardens & … Continue reading

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Well here we go with my latest learning curve creating this blog. Firstly thank you for taking the time to read it and I hope I may be able to encourage you in your textile adventures. Earlier this year I … Continue reading

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