The Stitchbook Collective is off and running! Our first pack arrived a day early – wow! I was jumping up and down with excitement. Little packages of delight.
A present I have given myself, each month for a whole year – it feels so good.
Then the joy of opening them all up and seeing what is inside …. all there waiting to be played with….
The Texture and Starter Packs are available to buy individually, with unlimited access to the video tutorials.
As a child, I used to go and stay with my step-grandmother, I called her Dabbity, and she would have little embroidery projects ready for me to make – it reminds me of that – Helen and Dabbity have merged together in my mind, it is warmly comforting to have those memories revived.
Once again (like in the Starter Pack) there are 9 tiny samples to create – this is the first one I did
It inspired me to think about making a larger one, with just the large cross-stitches to hold the fabric pieces to the back ground – so I’m off to get some more calico.
The next was a loopy one – I love these loops
and then a spider’s web inspired piece, weaving the textured thread through the spokes
I am having fun with these.
One of the best things about this ongoing project is the Facebook Group that nearly all of the 150 in the Stitchbook Collective are members off. We share pictures of our work and aspects of the processes we go through. It amazes me to see the rich variety created from much the same materials and what gems are created on tiny areas of calico.
Do you have any embroidery on the go at the moment?
Leave a link in the comments, I’d love to see what you are up to.