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Nicola Brown

The weather was appalling at the weekend, very wet and windy, definitely not the perfect conditions for capturing photos outside.  I did manage to take a couple of pics of the little rosehip inspired vessel I made my mother for her birthday so here it...

Apologies for not posting final pictures from the weekend's free machine embroidery workshop yesterday, tidying up just got in the way!  Seriously, the massive back kitchen/garage restructuring that I have undertaken this week is really coming along famously and I didn't want to break stride...

It's a busy time here at Clasheen but I do seem to be managing my time a little better than usual, thankfully! [caption id="attachment_3043" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Stone wall inspired bracelets"][/caption] As promised here is a picture of the two dry stone wall inspired felt bracelets I made...

I returned home yesterday evening after being treated by my mother to 3 wonderful nights at Fort Royal Hotel in Donegal, thanks mum!!! [caption id="attachment_3008" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Shells glistening in the water"][/caption] Here's a picture of some shells at the edge of the shoreline, don't they just...

I'm staying until tomorrow in our family's favourite holiday hotel, Fort Royal in Rathmullen, Co Donegal. It's a very beautiful spot on the edge of Lough Swilly and the hotel owners have been friends of ours since before I was actually born! Mum and...

Here is a teaser photo from my main neckpiece completed during Lisa Klakulak's workshop, more tomorrow! [caption id="attachment_2908" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Free machine embroidery using a selection of threads and differing tensions"][/caption] Thanks a bunch for all the positive comments about my first adventures into free machine embroidery,...