In Memory of Rosemary
A new tech toy

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I am trying to get ahead with my samples for classes I will teach in 2018, with the Children's Projects top of my list.  I completed the first sample and the older children would handle this with no problem but I'm not sure about the little ones.  I am going to look at how I can do this kind of theme in cross stitch, which might be easier.  (This will be made into a pocket to go onto a small pin cushion where you can keep a pair of scissors and maybe some other tools.)

Screen Shot 2017-10-03 at 5.02.37 pm

Because 2018 will be the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Embroiderers' Guild in Queensland I want all the projects to link into this in some way.

The next project will be a small purse and here I have drawn a tropical theme of pineapples, palm leaves and another tropical plant leaf.  I want to introduce the students to the use of other threads to achieve texture.  So far so good but I will have to stitch fast as I used a fading pen.

Screen Shot 2017-10-03 at 5.02.22 pm

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RachelandDesign

Some of the fading pens come back when you wash the piece, so beware!

Carolyn Foley

Yes I know. But this is only a trial piece so it doesn’t really matter.

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