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Let’s talk Gold… Goldwork embroidery: a rich history part I

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Let’s talk Gold… Goldwork embroidery: a rich history part I

Let’s talk Gold…Goldwork embroidery: a rich history part I Finally, this blog will cover one of my most favorite embroidery techniques on the planet, Goldwork embroidery! With so many embroidery techniques around, this always seems to attract the most people. When I share a small goldwork sample on social media, the positive responds and likes are tremendous. Is it the lustrous shine? Could it be the tiny cutwork? Or is it the variety of textures you can add with metal threads? It is fascinating to see what happens if you incorporate metal threads into a design. To see the effects...

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What I did in Paris part II

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What I did in Paris part II

What I did in Paris part II Remember my previous blog about Paris? There was so much content that I decided to write another blog (yessss) and share our visit to Maison et Objet and give you interesting addresses for embroidery materials… First time Maison et Objet tradeshow One of the major events on interior and design and on my list to go too. Main reason for us to visit was to meet designers and companies and to see if this is a good place to show my work in future. Small mistake we made that we thought the event...

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Re-using embroidery 'waste' in a creative way (9 tips!)

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Re-using embroidery 'waste' in a creative way (9 tips!)

Re-using embroidery ‘waste’ in a creative way (9 tips!) My thoughts on how to re-use my embroidery waste and changing my creative process Where products are made there is waste…that is the brutal reality and makes me realize that I need to be more responsible and critical when it comes to my own creation process... I try to be conscious by reducing my waste at home, separating my carbage, don’t buy fast fashion but mostly secondhand and/or fair niche brands. I am slowly changing my beauty routine into using nature-based products from niche brands. Every step forward sometimes means 3...

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