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Embroidery Advice for Newbies

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by Melissa Bango, a content specialist at Ricoma Embroidery Machines. This article has such sound advice, I had to reference it here for our members. I have been stitching for years and even I learnt a thing or three about why my thread or needle keeps breaking! This article was published in Impressionist Magazine in …

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Seeing through colour

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Jenny Shannon tells  us about her experience on the Embroiderers’ Guild Distance Learning course – Exploring Opportunities in Stitch & Design. This course was every bit as good as the first! Taking the line and shape elements first, I thoroughly enjoyed making the string and foam blocks, as well as the stencils.  I learned to …