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In which Batty goes visiting, Curis Tabescimus goes straight, and I learn a new stitch

Posted in Embroidery, everyday life, museum, Needlework, shrewsbury with tags , , , , on September 6, 2013 by suetortoise

Ukrainian Square Knot Stitch Sample completed

A quick round-up of recent events.

Last week, Batty went on an outing to meet Elizabeth Mason at the Old Market Hall café. Elizabeth and her husband John, are the people who published the excellent facsimile copy of A Schole-House for the Needle, which I have already talked about. She wanted to see the finished Shorleyker’s Bat picture, so we arranged to meet up. I was a bit worried that we might not have much to talk about. I need not have worried! Elizabeth was pleasant company, and told me a lot about the Corbet Bed Project.

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