Getting the direction right

I’ve made a discovery about myself these last few week: I really struggle to understand and then follow written instructions. When the Royal Persian Blossom pattern and instructions arrived, I sat down and read through them. I found them clear and easy to understand. However, once I began stitching, my mind was unable to apply the instructions to the embroidery. I find that it’s much easier for me to understand how something has been worked if I can look at it closely.

In the Introduction to the newly published book Continue reading