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.

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The Little Owl is completed!

The Becky Hogg stitch-along-continues! And my little owl is all finished. Find out more about how I found stitching this new to me technique, and my thoughts on the kit.

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Jacobean Crewelwork Assessment and Comments

My Jacobean Crewelwork piece, completed as part of the RSN Certificate, has been assessed. Find out what the comments were, along with a summary of the stitches used throughout the piece.

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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

Benton and Johnson Factory – A Tour

I had the great honour of accompanying Natalie of Sew by Hand on a tour of one of the only two remaining metallic thread factories in the UK. Have a peak inside, and see the true craftsmanship that is behind the making of these wonderful materials!

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