blackwork embroidery books

I have two favorite stitching spots. On this tray, I have my embroidery tools such as scissors, tweezers, pincushions, magnifiers, pens, and a small dish with my current projects DMC floss on their bobbins. For the first time EVER, I have my own space for creative endeavors of all types, with a fitted out closet, special storage drawers & several work tables… and beautiful sunlight streaming in through two large windows. It’s a great way to spend the hours it takes for all the chemicals to drip into my body to get rid of the cancer in my breast. Her beautiful book is an amazing prize for a lucky winner of a Stitcher’s Christmas #9. In winter, I like to stitch in my comfy chair near the fireplace. Stitching with my friends at an EGA seminar, My favorite spot is an old Queen Ann chair that partially reclines. Merry Christmas, all! I need lots of light, so my stitching spot is usually the kitchen table! and looks out over the field to the woods. It is bright and cheery and this is my new favorite place to stitch. My favourite stitching spot is an incredibly comfortable sofa in my craft room! It is near the fireplace and also near a window. I would love to win the Blackwork book! I listen to music on my chromebook. I miss it with covid. Blackwork is a counted thread embroidery technique in which repetitive patterns are used to fill outlined areas. I have a light parked off to the side for illumination. I can set up my tablet and watch movies, stitch, and sip my tea which I keep at a social distance my my stitching – I’m a well-known klutz! My favorite Stitching spot would have to be on my fluffy couch in front of a large window that I can also watch the birds at our two feeders. I have a daylight lamp, an area for accessories, but things tend to stack up next to my chair. My favorite stitching spot is my craft room where I have a comfy chair, all my told to hand, my frame and a speaker for listening to audio books and podcasts as I stitch. Thanks. Blackwork embroidery was very popular in Tudor times, and it is now enjoying a tremendous revival. I especially like it if it has magnifying light. I have not been able to establish a “needlework nest” in this house. I suffer from chronic pain and need to be supported and comfortable when stitching! When sitting there, it is a message for my body to relax and do something pleasant. from the book to make. My recliner, right next to my CD player for audio books while stitching. My studio / spare bedroom is my space. I would love to sit in my newly redone office and stitch. so would enjoy this new book and the learning lessons I know it must have. I will also contact the winners by email. Funny I never actually recline it as then I’m straining my neck for the TV, which of course is on! My sewing space has a big picture window that overlooks our lake. $14.59. I have a fairly comfortable chair, and can arrange most things so that they are close at hand. My favorite spot to stitch is in my “sewing room.” My rocker is near a window with an Ott light near as well. Big, spacious, lots of light and the most comfortable chair I have in the house! Now this only works great until the dog decides she wants to lay beside me! I can watch television with my husband(generally sport or crime movies) I don’t mind as I only really listen as I can concentrate on my work and when his not home I can watch YouTube tutorials and my TV shows . It was about stitching with like minded people who continually inspired each other, helped each other and relished each other’s successes. My favourite stitching spot is in my Sewing Room, sitting near the window, gazing out over the park across from my house and being surrounded by my lovely threads and fabrics and projects in progress. We have a wing chair which used to belong to my husband’s grandmother; which is perfect. The nurses are so willing to make me comfortable with warm blankets, food and drink. I would love to win this prize, the book looks amazing and so awesome that it comes with supplies to get started and make a project! My favourite stitching spot – right now – is in the living room on a 2 seater sofa where I can spread out all the materials I need to work on my various projects. In the house spot is in my Lane wing back recliner watching television with my husband. I’ve moved since answering this last year and have lost my cozy armchair by the window. It is quite the turn-of-the-century. Anywhere from my backyard to our professional baseball park (Go Rangers!). I can also still see into the living room so be part of conversations with my partner, making me still sociable haha whilst having my own stitching corner as well. Even in winter, it is a bright and sunny room. My favorite stitching spot is in the recliner in front of the TV. In my art room, with my dogs, at my ikea gateleg table, with a podcast. My favorite spot is my recliner in my living room. My favourite sewing spot is at my kitchen table. I hope I win. (She like to sniff my ort box). We parked our travel trailer in a spot right by the river and I stitched on the riverbank to the sound of the water. The sun warms my hair and relaxes me which improves my stitching. I did buy a great chair with excellent back support that will be part of my embroidery corner. Also, good information for learning the stitches, materials needed, starting a project and especially many patterns. I stitch in a recliner next to a window with good light. The only negative is that this spot looses its allure late in the day when the sun has moved to the other side of the building. I love to stitch tucked into the corner of the couch in our TV room with all my stuff spread out around me, my husband in his comfy chair beside me, and something interesting on the TV! Oh I do have a favourite stitching spot! Particularly good when snowy because of all the reflected light. My lighting is cool and warm bulbs that flood the area with almost daylight. It is the most peaceful stitching place while listening to the water in the stream. My favorite stitching spot is at the desk in my sewing nook. Would love to win this book with such detailed instructions ! My favorite stitching spot is anywhere quiet with a view of the outdoors. Great light, lots of room for my stand, and close to a window where I can see the garden. My favorite stitching spot has become the place with the best natural light. My favorite stitching spot is in bed when I first wake up. There I have room to spread out my project, threads, and tools. Make sure you leave a recognizable name or nickname on the Name line on the comment form. Such a tranquil place to sit and stitch in the early morning. I have a desk lamp that shines down on my work, lots of room to spread out the pattern, threads, metallics and anything else I need close at hand. I love to stitch (and I’ve just started my very first Blackwork piece!) My most favourite and inspirational stitching location. Merry Christmas all my stitching friends. My favorite stitching spot in is my recliner in our living room while we watch tv! Music is always playing, and there’s cuppa. Thanks for the opportunity to win such a great prize. My favorite stitching spot is my dining room table by the open drapes. I sit in the living room by my husband. Wonderful in the afternoon. My light and stand are in position. I don’t get much direct sun because of a hill and our neighbor’s house to the south – still, it’s the brightest, most consistent natural light in my house. Fabienne in Merion, PA. My favorite stitching spot is where ever I can stitch with friends! It has good lighting and during the day I can have the shades open to get daylight. My favorite stitching location is my over stuffed orange chair by the fireplace. I will either have the tv on or be listening to a podcast or an audio book at the same time. Bliss! There is a good chance I will end up “trapped” with a cat on my lap, so I need to be sure I don’t run out of floss! I can look outside in 2 different directions or watch TV in the evening! My favourite stitching spot is in my sewing room, I have a “Lazy-Boy” recliner and I love to sit and stitch. Do you have any recommendations on being able to see linen well enough to use it for blackwork? This has been my only place over the last 8 months, since my husband took over my craft table to work from home. My favorite stitching spot is definitively the couch, in front of the TV. I have boxes of supplies on the lower shelf of the coffee table, and I can binge on TV shows. It is surrounded by books. Nov 11, 2020 - Explore Margaret Lynch's board "BLACKWORK EMBROIDERY", followed by 161 people on Pinterest. My magic spot with all my favorite things around me. There is a park across the street and I can see the treetops when I take a break from stitching. I love to watch the birds and butterflies frolic from flower to flower and bird feeder to bird feeder. My couch faces the large living room window, so there is plenty of daylight! For large projects I have a trestle set up by my front window for good light, and sit in my great grandmother’s rocking chair. I love to do morning stitching in the Living Room with its morning light, the evening is a recliner for couch potato stitching. I have decorated the room in soft tones of cream and blue and light brown. Thank you for asking! All the tools I need and my laptop with Flossstube videos close at hand and I love it. 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