Category Archives: Sketchbook

Coptic Binding

On Tuesday, at the March meeting of Marches Book Arts Group member Mike Clements showed us how to do Coptic binding using two needles. As a stitcher, I was enthusiastic but there is some glue involved so my first attempt has the … Continue reading

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I belong to the Sketchbooks and Experiments for Textiles Facebook group and enjoy joining in with their regular challenges to post a daily image of current work. I combined the February challenge with getting on with the previously mentioned NWCQ … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Sketchbook Sketchbook

Waiting for a studio refit amongst other goings-on so in a bit of pickle space and equipment wise.  Luckily, a sketchbook takes up no space at all. Pattern is the North-West CQ group theme for 2016 and Judy Fairless gave us … Continue reading

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More Chairs

Working with the many quick, and in a workshop not deeply thought through, prints.  There is treasure to be found. Each page of my sketchbook adds to my understanding of the theme and why it stuck in my mind, of … Continue reading

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Corvid Sketches

Things sometimes come together in a way that feels right.  Sometimes those things are disparate. A paper plate, a Gelli-plate and thoughts of a corvid trap. Whilst out walking, we came across one of the latter – a most vile … Continue reading

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Too much to do

Still too much to do, but I’m not complaining – it’s all good and a bit of pressure doesn’t do any harm – just means I am no longer up to date with what is happening on Neighbours!! Just been … Continue reading

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Busy Bee

I have had it pointed out to me on real Planet Earth, by a real Human Bean, not you cyber-beans, that I ought to post.  That Human Bean is absolutely right (and gorgeous too!). Like all of you, I have … Continue reading

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