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The Great Lady’s Magazine Stitch Off goes to Chawton House Library

By ladys-magazine

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If you have been following the project Twitter feed (@ladysmagproject) or recently set-up Facebook page you’ll have seen some of the recent updates we’ve been getting from project followers about their progress in the Lady’s Magazine Stitch Off.

© Sue Jones (2016).

We were absolutely delighted a little over a week ago to receive images of this beautiful worked up sprig detail from one of our patterns from Sue Jones. Sue (whose blogs over at Tortoise Loft ) completed this delicate shadow work in filament silk (from Devere Yarns) on some silk habotai fabric. The colours and delicate finish really bring this pattern to life and have been much admired by the project’s followers.

Sue learned of the Stitch Off from Rachel Wright of Virtuosew Adventures, which has to be one of my favourite blog titles ever. Rachel has also embarked on her Stitch Off project in the past week: a caramel-coloured pashmina. Rachel has written a really interesting post on her blog about her first experiments on this unamenable fabric, which we hope you’ll all pop over and visit here. It’s a shame she is going to …read more

Source:: http://blogs.kent.ac.uk/ladys-magazine/2016/01/31/the-great-ladys-magazine-stitch-off-goes-to-chawton-house-library/