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Learning and Teaching One Stitch at a Time
Learning and Teaching One Stitch at a Time

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Two years ago, I started this stitch sampler as part of the TAST run by Sharon of Pintangle. And finally, I’ve put the final stitches in!
https://hillviewembroidery.com/elephant-stitch-sampler-update-and-a-finish/
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The very bright and red breasted crewelwork robin by Nicola Jarvis is complete! Find out more about the stitching of the kit, along with a quick kit review. And find out how you can stitch you own crewelwork Nicola Jarvis bird!
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My very gold koala completed for the basic goldwork module of the RSN Certificate has been assessed! Find out what to look out for when working traditional goldwork!
https://hillviewembroidery.com/rsn-basic-goldwork-assessment-and-comments/
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A wrap up of my time completing the RSN Certificate in hand embroidery. Find out what I learnt, and what I would do differently. Also have another look at my Jacobean Crewelwork, canvaswork, silk shaded flower and goldwork pieces completed. All in the traditional English hand embroidery style!
https://hillviewembroidery.com/look-back-reflections/
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The silk shaded rose! Take a look at the assessment comments and hear my thoughts on this completed for the RSN Certificate.
https://hillviewembroidery.com/rsn-silk-shading-assessment-and-comments/
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New on the blog! My gold koala has been revealed. Find out about the traditional hand embroidery techniques of pearl purl, chipwork, and cutwork
https://hillviewembroidery.com/rsn-goldwork-part-three-gold-koala/
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Two of the traditional techniques in goldwork hand embroidery are couching and plunging of special metal threads. Find out all the details now!
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A look inside the workings of a piece of goldwork hand embroidery - and a detailed discussion on how to set up your work, and prepare yourself before adding in the all important gold! The gold koala was completed as part of the RSN Certificate
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After some time spent moving continents, it’s time to catch up on what has been happening, and what you will see over the coming weeks. Stop by to find out more!
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Today on the Blog - a look at the different methods of teaching and learning silk shading. Do you have another method to add? What works best for you?
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