Day 29.. Most difficult make #marchmeetthemaker . These are the 3 I’ve had to have the most time away from before completing (vulture still to be completed) which I guess makes them the most difficult ones I’ve done so far. . There is nothing technically difficult about them it is more my own perspective of them. . #day29 #mostdifficult #walkaway #embroidery #handembroidery #smallstitches #embroiderersofinstagram #sewing #stitching #threadpainting #stitchem #emilyshorter #stitches #silkshading
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Day 28.. Packaged #marchmeetthemaker . I don’t have any particular package regime yet so here is an update on what I have started this week. I do want to have branded sleeves and thank you cards and include a sneaky extra (I always love those) when I get to it. I still feel I am somewhat working out my style a little so we shall see what develops. . #day28 #unpackaged #elephant #trunk #handembroidery #stitchem #embroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #sewing #stitching #stitches #threadpainting #emilyshorter #stitchersofinstagram #smallstitches
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Day 24.. Customer feedback #marchmeetthemaker . 🤷‍♀️ I don’t have any customer feed back yet. I do get lots of lovely supportive comments on here though. Thank you . This was my most recent commission. If anyone else would like anything just message me. . #day24 #customerfeedback #reviews #stitchem #handembroidery #commission #commissionsopen #embroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #sew #whale #northernlights #stitches #threadpainting #stitching #emilyshorter
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Day 23.. Top tip or Advice #marchmeetthemaker . Top tip. Hmmm. Sometimes it’s good to take a break from your work as your thoughts on it may change over time. Most of the time I go back to mine thinking “ow that’s not that bad” which makes me feel good about continuing. Saying that, taking a break hasn’t worked for this particular sewing but it’s done now so I feel safe to move on. . #day23 #toptip #advice #handembroidery #embroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #stitchem #sew #kingfisher #nolikey #sewing #stitching #stitches #threadpainting #emilyshorter #christmasisover
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Day 19.. Dream Collaboration #marchmeetthemaker . I want to go back to yesterday. A mistake I do make is not making notes of what thread I use. Sometimes when I go back to what I was doing the colours aren’t quite right and I can’t find the original colour 🙄 . Back to today. At school @doubletroublejanjeanofficial Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn were my inspiration for my textile work. I saw them at the Knitting Show 2 years ago? I think it was and was fan girling inside. Managed to treat myself to some of Littlejohns work which now lives on my desk. To be able to apply my embroidery to their amazing textile creations would just be 🤯. . . There are so many amazing people that I have come across on here that would also be a dream to work with. @vkmatthewson @nogpepperme_embroidery @likeatinygreenunicorn @sophie.collom @hollylevell @peacocksandpinecones @more_than_stitches to name just a few that do amazing work. . #day19 #dreamcollaboration #toomanyamazingpeople #collaboration #emb#embroiderypeople #embroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #stitchem #sewin #silkthread #handembroidery #sewing #stitches #emilyshorter #stitching #textiles #janbeaneyandjeanlittlejohn
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Day 17.. What I’m working on #marchmeetthemaker . This is currently what I am working on. I’m quite pleased the pile is going down. I already have ideas for the next ones which hopefully won’t take as long. Managed to finish one today which got the giggle of approval so I’m quite please. . #day17 #whatimworkingon #vulture #kingfisher #butterfly #wingedanimals #stitchem #embroidery #handembroidery #sew#sewing #stitches #embroiderersofinstagram #sew #stitching #threadpainting #willfinishoneday #emilyshorter #🧵
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Day 15.. Motivation/Goals #marchmeetthemaker . I suppose the motivation and goal is to be able finish and create work I’m happy with. I’m really bad at stopping when it doesn’t feel right and it can make it hard to get back into it. . When I’m struggling with myself it zaps my motivation making it harder to reach my goals. . This is a big reason I haven’t pursued this as a business yet as I don’t want to fail because of self sabotage. . I’m happy these guys came back today 💗 . #day15 #motivation #goals #motivationandgoals #comehometomomma #ducklings #orangutan #finalist #nationalneedlecraftawards #embroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #stitchem #stitching #sewing #threadpainting #emilyshorter #handembroidery #tinystitches
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Day 13 and 14.. Photography and how I learnt. #marchmeetthemaker . I’m a day behind because of the great instagram crash of 2019!! . Photography 📷 I’m not great with photography but I think I have improved. I always try to use natural light now and I’m lucky as my room has all the sun 🌞during the day which really helps. . . How I learnt. Practice, practice, practice I think is key. I got a @trishburrembroidery book for Christmas, I think, which started my exploration from cross-stitch to thread painting. I then decided to treat myself to the RSN silk shading summer intensive to see what more I could learn. I started towards my Certificate and Diploma but can’t quite afford to go back anymore so I have just been practising at home when I can. . . I chose these images because the sloth was the first thing I did and I feel the snail is where I can start to see that I’m starting to improve. . Looking forward to getting my orangutan back. . #day13 #day14 #photography #howilearnt #practice #naturallight #embroiderer #handembroidery #embroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #sewing #stitches #stitchem #emilyshorter #threadpainting #rsn #🧵 #stitchersofinstagram #stitchery #progress #sloth #🐌 #orangutan
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