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Stitching Ideas

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Stitching Ideas and Techniques

Penny is a member of the independent stitch group 'Take a Stitch 2 Durham' (formerly known as Durham City Embroiderers' Guild) as well as the Quilters' Guild. She is able to offer short workshops to small groups of adults to kickstart learning different stitch techniques using traditional embroidery and contemporary creative textiles.

A modern colour wheel using hand stitch variations: six colours, six stitches, six inch hoop.

Mono-printing with stitch: Create a small hand printed and hand stitched panel:

Textile postcard art: Use eco-dyed fabric and bound washers to create a unique stitched postcard (can be used as the front of a greetings card)

A cheery greetings card: Create flowers in a vase using suffolk puffs and hand stitch

A modern sampler: Use found or discarded objects with hand stitch: