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You will also find free patterns and designs for you to unlock your creativity. It is a great place for any creative looking to learn or find inspiration in this art form.

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The World Needlework Convention 2023

. Who feels like joining me in London in October? .   At the World Needlework Convention 2023!  . Together with Inspirations Magazine and Needlework Tours Pty. Ltd. I have been invited to teach at their 11-day Inaugural World Needlework Convention to be held in London in October 2023 at the Paddington Hilton London and the Luton Hoo Estate (Warren Weir) . . . . .   . . This International premier forum will...

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Silk ribbon embroidery - a lovely flower cart

  Hello everybody ^•^    Hope you had a lovely week….  I have something lovely to help brighten up your weekend.   Embroidered by Kwok Wing Sum (Happy) who lives in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong....   Click on the image to enlarge           Close up detail…click on the images to enlarge         More detail...         Kwok Wing Sum works...

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Box full of lessons 10 is released

  Hello stitching world   I have good news for everyone who has been waiting for a popular little girl ~ ♥ ~   Box Full of Lessons 10 (Girl Reaching) has just been released...        On this page you will find the details and close-up photographs   Hope you are having a good Monday. The sun is trying hard to show itself in Cape Town.   I am busy writing the...

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How to make cute little roses

  How to make cute little roses with silk ribbon   Hello stitching world, I hope you had a good weekend.... I have written a little tutorial for you today to help brighten up your week :)   Click on the image to enlarge       Sunny Roses   From chapter 13 in my book: "Di van Niekerk's Roses in silk and organza ribbon"   Use yellow 32mm ribbon...

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