What’s Happening This Week – 4th September 2017

  What Did I do Last Week? Last week was the first full week of September, so I’m starting to receive plenty of Christmas orders. (I know, in September!!) I’ll try to keep as many of the Christmas things until December or the New Year, as I don’t want to spoil any surprises. Of course, you can find my current sneek-peek here, and a full archive of the behind-the-scenes series over here. So what happened last week? Last week I was asked to make a special cushion. This is a memorial gift using handwriting from the customer’s father-in-law. She asked me to take some text from a greetings card and embroider it, to be given to her mother-in-law. Here is…

What’s Happening This Week – 28th August 2017

  What am I working on? This is hopefully going to be a regular feature here on the MTC blog. In this series of posts, I will keep a record of the products featured on my ‘behind the scenes’ page. You can find this week’s studio activities there, with a full archive to start up here. So what happened last week? Last week, I was asked by Rachel to take some text from a greetings card, move it around and embroider it for a framed picture. The preview image looked like this: This beautiful gift has now been completed and is winging its way over to Rachel. When the work was all done, this is what Rachel is going to…