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Kate
Cornwall
sketching and stitching and living in Cornwall lilipoposketches@gmail.com
Interests: Sketching, stitching, thinking, reading, dreaming
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I'm sorry for the slow reply. Thank you for the positive thoughts I think it may be slowly healing I have to be more patient like my meditating girl I think. Kate x
Toggle Commented Jul 15, 2017 on peaceful stitching at Lilipopo
I'm sorry for the slow reply! Thank you so much I'm happy that you like them, choosing colours is my favourite part :)
Toggle Commented Jul 15, 2017 on Stitching printed fabric panels at Lilipopo
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One of the questions I get asked the most about embroidery is 'how many strands?'. I use stranded embroidery thread for all my patterns, mainly DMC but sometimes a little bit of Anchor. The only reason I try to focus on DMC threads is that they are more widely available... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at Lilipopo
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I have been working on this meditation design over the last month and doing very little other work except what was necessary. The reason for this is a shoulder that won't work properly, it's been months! But this week I think the cause of the problem has been found and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Lilipopo
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Last week I finally managed to stock up on all of the printed fabric panels! These panels are printed in light grey onto a white 195gsm (medium) weight cotton. And at the moment I am stitching a flower gardener panel in soft peaches and pinks. The panels that are available... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Lilipopo
The very best kind of clutter Beth, I agree :)
Toggle Commented May 9, 2017 on a little catch up at Lilipopo
J'aime bien cette idee. Merci Dominique :)
Toggle Commented May 9, 2017 on a little catch up at Lilipopo
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The clutter I normally work in! But the past few weeks have been much tidier. Tax time of year is not nearly as pretty as stitching and sketching time. Unfortunately my work has been a lot slower this month due to a pesky shoulder bursitis that just does not want... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Lilipopo
Hi Tany I'm sorry but I don't speak Portuguese so I hope that this translates well for you. If you go to this link it will explain how to trace the pattern onto your fabric http://www.lilipopo.co.uk/2015/08/beginning-stitching-transfer-your-pattern.html There are some pictures that may hopefully help too x
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2017 on Beginning stitching at Lilipopo
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I really don't know what happened to last week's post! One minute it was Monday and then the next minute it seemed to be a week later with no blog post! I think the sun coming out must have addled my brain a little. But I'm here now (having got... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Lilipopo
Oh thank you so much it's lovely of you to say so :)
Toggle Commented Apr 7, 2017 on Beginning stitching at Lilipopo
thank you :) feeling Eastery x
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2017 on on my work table at Lilipopo
Thank you for the lovely comment. I'm so glad that your are enjoying stitching the bunny girl. Happy Easter stitching x
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2017 on on my work table at Lilipopo
Thank you Kay it is a very pretty satiny pink x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
Thank you Sara, it is such a satisfyingly simple bag to make and always useful, no matter how many of them you have (and we do have quite a few!) x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
Thank you Teresa, the organic calico is from Raystitch (online) it's under plains in the fabric section. The flowery fabric is something I bought years ago in Brighton I think x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
thank you Beth, it was lovely to stitch x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
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Earlier this week it was actually sunny! And to top that I saw my first mini eggs in the shop. So I have been practicing my photography with eastery goodness and pretty flowers. What a perfect excuse to buy lovely local spring flowers and to eat all of the mini... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 at Lilipopo
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I have created a simple stitch guide that will be sent out with all my patterns. It contains the main stitches that I use in the patterns and drawn diagrams of the stitches. I have added this stitch guide to all my patterns on Etsy but you can grab it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Lilipopo
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Earlier this week I decided to spruce up my spring bunny girl pattern and restitch her. I've changed the pattern ever so slightly and added extra photos and more instructions. She really is very simple to stitch, almost completely back stitch with just one thread. in fact I rather liked... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Lilipopo
Merci beaucoup :) Kate x
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2017 on ferns and flowers and unicorns at Lilipopo
Thank you Im so glad you found it helpful Kate x
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2017 on ferns and flowers and unicorns at Lilipopo
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of all the things I love to stitch flowers are probably top of my list! I love the way the simplest combination of stitches and colours can become something lovely. My unicorn is frolicking amongst ferns and flowers in my newest embroidery pattern and I thought I would share a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at Lilipopo
Thank you Julie :) Unicorns are very lovely I am finding a lot of beautiful medieval unicorns in my searching x
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2017 on catching up at Lilipopo
I am a little addicted to pinterest, I need a timer! How lovely to be out on bikes in the sunshine Kate x
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2017 on catching up at Lilipopo