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  1. Join us for a two day class in the traditional art of stumpwork (3-D) embroidery. Learn some of the fundamental stumpwork techniques and make a beautiful seasonal decoration/brooch/tree hanging at the same time! Your tutors will be Sarah and Caroline Homfray, and the venue is The Arnold House, Rugby. For more information visit the classes page here, or to book visit the shop class booking page here. Come and join us and escape the seasonal mayhem! Details below:

    Dates: Saturday November 30th and Sunday December 1st

    Venue: The Arnold House, Rugby, 10.00-4.00. Free parking on site

    Cost: £130 for the two days plus a small materials cost

    holly berries sh ch small


  2. Well I'm back from 2 weeks in the US where we've been working hard on birds, flowers and butterflies! Here are two of the Western Meadow Larks from Portland....

    Western meadow lark in progress    Western meadow lark in progress 2

     Then it was a trip over the mountains to Colorado...

     Denver mountains

    ...for some time in Denver.

    Denver mountinas


    A drive past the blue bear (I have no idea!)...

    Denver blue bear

    ...for a stop at the Denver art museum...

    Denver art museum see some of the textiles like this beautiful piece of goldwork!

    DAM goldwork sample