The Guild Challenge for 2017 :-)


The Guild Challenge.

For 2017 we have again set the members a challenge – this time to take the packet of materials and produce an embroidery with the theme of bird(s).

Let your creativity begin:-)

Check Trish burr’s blog for some amazing embroidered birds… Trish Burr’s blog

 

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Colour schemes For Embroidery Projects


Judy Adams forwarded us this link to the Trish Burr’s lovely article on colour schemes suggestions for the embroidery projects. Trish Burr as we all know is the master embroiderer famous for her lovely, life-like botanicals and birds and the author of book named Colour Confidence in Embroidery.

In this article she is suggesting a colour scheme based on an inspiration from either a painting, photo, textile, artwork or similar and  will be given the colours with shades of each,  numbered using DMC stranded cotton.  She has decided on DMC cotton as this seems to be the most readily available but have given you a website where you can accurately substitute DMC with Anchor.

Click here to read more…Colour Schemes For Embroidery

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