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Heron embroidery

Jock seems to be getting quicker at these embroideries:  it only seems five minutes since he finished the goslings. The idea for this one came from an advertiseent in the Radio Times. courtship or antagonism ruffled feathers suggest a fight … Continue reading

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Mister Flowers and Mister Jock

Jock has finished and framed his latest embroidery today, of Celie’s peacock Mister Flowers.  You can find lots more about the beautiful inhabitants of the Kitchen’s Garden here  Jock insists I add that Mister Flowers is the one on the … Continue reading

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Jock’s latest embroidery of Dan, his grand-daughter Jessica’s pony  The triptych is all the same pony.

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Another of Jock’s Embroideries

is up here – he’s getting quicker.  As it is a portrait of a friend, I’ve posted Carolyn in the flesh, as well as the embroidery!

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  for One Single Impression Painting with a needle is what keeps him sane when he’s not building houses. He’s incapable (like me) of sitting of an evening with nothing in his hands. I just crochet, knit or quilt while … Continue reading

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