Saturday, July 12, 2008

Long lost blogger . . .


. . . . returns with a collection of pics from last month's West Country Embroiderers' meeting. There are 2 pincushions featured, in silk, from the previous month's workshop. My effort is going to be a book cover, eventually, as I wouldn't be able to stick pins in such a special object! And the small blue bag is what we were working to in June. We were creating raised features using felt padding and embroidery stitches and beads, then working a kantha-style running stitch all over the background to give further relief effect.

I've had a break from blogging, but am back now. I was getting peculiar comment messages which were really links to some dubious places, not genuine commenters at all. They seemed to come in response to a new post, so I thought Iwouldn't post for a bit and see what happened when I came back. Any solutions, anyone please? I could disable comments altogether, but that seems a shame.
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4 comments:

Miss 376 said...

Be a shame as you show some beautiful stitching. Would using the authenication box help, then automatic responses wouldn't get through

Tiggy Rawling said...

Hi there,

Good to have you back again.
Great the photo montage. Lovely stuff!

Mandy said...

I wish I had some solutions for you. Miss 376 seems to echop anything I would have suggested.
It is so good to have you back again.
What lovely pieces you have shown.

Celia said...

I don't think there is anything you can do apart from moderate comments. I just had my first non-authentic comment - I took it as a rite of passage in the blogging world!