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kasia jacquot
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NEW WEBSITE LIVE!
Hello creative souls! My new website is now live and you are warmly invited to come and visit and browse. The shop has some lovely kits and patterns available and there is information about classes and courses. Click  here to enter and I'll see you there!
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Christmas Embroidery Workshops
I would like to invite all you creative souls to a Christmas Embroidery Workshop. If you read that and though "I'm not a creative soul!" I say "ha! you just don't know it yet". I have been busy stitching up and designing some lovely Christmas decorations an...
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Ain't nobody got time for embroidery! Unless...
We might not know each other personally, but if I were to
guess, I’d feel quite confident in assuming that you DON’T have time for
spending hours in front of the fireplace while blissfully relaxed over an
embroidery pattern. (Actually if you do, please emai...
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A Dress Transformed... With Only Three Stitches And A Moment Of Time.
When you see a large piece of fabric, be it a coat, table cloth or big cushion covered in embroidery do you immediately think: "wow that must have taken for ever!" Well sometimes it does. Some intricate and complex embroideries do indeed take a long time, b...
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How To Embroider Without Relying On Patience.
I get it. You’re impatient. You sit there with your embroidery and
you’re watching as your needle goes in and out making tiny half centimetre
stitches. You look at the design drawn on your fabric, it looks 100 times
bigger than what you’ve embroidered so fa...
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Are you the queen of unfinished embroidery projects?
About a year ago, in a rushed effort to find the charger for my mobile, searching everywhere, I stuck my head under my bed in case it got kicked under there the night before. I saw a big IKEA box which stirred my curiosity. I couldn’t remember why that was ...
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Table runner for Christmas
Here is the table runner that we're embroidering in the Saturday workshops between now and Christmas. I chose traditional reds and greens and the colours look great on the stark white Russian linen. Which by the way is stunning to work on. If you'd like to ...
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Colour play from the sketch book.
I want to share with you some colour sketches form my sketchbook. I always draw out a design and colour it before transferring it onto fabric. Usually I will play around with a few variations and colour combinations before picking up a needle and thread. Be...
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Polish folk art on Sydney streets.
Not so long ago I was comissioned for another public art work by the local council in the Lane Cove area where I live in Sydney. These are electricity boxes that you see by the road side. There are a lot of them around and many Sydney councils have been com...
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Take a white vintage table cloth...
If you have any old table cloths at home that have maybe yellowed somewhat or are stained and you can't get the stains out, here is somehting you can do. I dyed this table cloth in green dye. This was originally white but had yellow stains on it that I coul...
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