More Embroidery in 2015

The recent ‘Craft Saturdays’ session at The Sanctuary in Darlington was all about ‘Hand Embroidery’. A creative group of people came together to find out about tools, threads and fabric for embroidery and to have a go at producing their own work (as well as enjoying lunch together!)  There is so much enjoyment to be hadContinue reading “More Embroidery in 2015”

Embroidery for 2015

There was a time when all little girls were taught to sew and to embroider. There are even some dated samplers, like this one, made 201 years ago, in 1814, which provide us with the name and age of the maker.  Quite something for an eight-year old! These days, we rightly expect girls to haveContinue reading “Embroidery for 2015”

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