As you fill the shape the threads will start to snug together to give the appearance of a woven fabric. Using different colours and threads adds a lot of texture, depth and interest to the piece and of course you can embellish it with bullion, French knots or anything else. Everyone produced something very different, from a seahorse, seashells and a jelly fish to an hourglass and a peony. We’re all looking forward to seeing the finished articles in due course.
With the usual tea, coffee, biscuits, lunch, shop, raffle and good company most members stitched right through the day until the gathering ended at 15.30. Here are the results of the day.