An update about what I’m up to

Amongst my studio-based stitch shenanigans, things are getting exciting.

Last week I spent the day in London and went to meet luxury gentleman’s outfitters Crombie to discuss a bespoke hand-monogramming service. After a very enjoyable meeting, in which I presented some samples and discussed possibilities, I hope to be part of a corporate event in the upoming month to launch the concept of personalised, hand-monogrammed shirts. How exciting is that! The exquisite quality of their shirts would be amazing to work on and I’m very excited to see how this opportunity will unfold.

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In preparation, I’ve been hard at work practicing perfect lettering…

Whilst in London, I also stopped by the Hand Weaver’s Studio in North London. The concept of ‘a kid in a sweetshop’ springs to mind, with a myriad of multicoloured delights beckoning temptingly from endless rows of shelves. Amidst a multitude of many different types and colours of thread, I decided I could spend a small fortune if only my bank balance would permit me. Instead, I focused primarily on the plastic-based ‘novelties’, continuing my personal experimentation into nylon fishing wire and couching over plastic cords. One thread in particular excites my curiosity as to its’ possibilities: glow-in-the-dark plastic cord and a thin strand to embroider with. So, what to stitch…!

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Finally, some news about teaching for Fine Cell Work is expected in the next couple of weeks. Watch this space.

 

One comment

  1. Jane S. · · Reply

    Kid in a candy shop indeed! I would find myself wanting one of everything. 🙂

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