RSN Canvaswork Assessment and Comments

After the rush to complete my canvas work piece before assessment over summer, I now have the results and feedback from the tutors. Find out what the experts thought of this piece. And with such a wide variety of canvas work stitches, I give you a quick summary of what was used in creating this piece.

A New Crewelwork Piece

A new crewelwork piece. Designed with the aim of extending my skills learnt at the RSN in mind, this design uses a variety of both commonly used, and not so commonly used stitches!

Scissor Talk! A chat about embroidery scissors

A chat about three brands of hand embroidery scissors, and what I look for when considering which scissors to use for each project.

Hello, and welcome to my little space on the internet!

I’m Catherine, a 30 something finance professional by day, a wife to an amazing husband, a Mum to our little Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and to top it all off, an avid and passionate embroiderer. Both myself and my hubby are Australians, living in Kent in the UK, and absolutely loving it!

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A Selection of my Work

Hillview Embroidery Latest Posts

A Trip to the Knitting and Stitching Show

The 2017 Knitting and Stitching Show was another great day out. With a mix of retailers, its a wonderful opportunity to meet the people behind the product, and of course, buy up on any supplies you might (or might not!) need.

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Elephant Stitch Sampler Update

The elephant stitch sampler is coming along. This time the lesser known Portuguese stem stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch and some French knots have been added – complete with a bit of bling!

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