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Wemyss School of Needlework part 2

I went back to the school the next week for my private class with Louise Dawson, a lovely young woman with a certificate from the Royal School. We set it up for the afternoon, so I got to spend the … Continue reading

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Wemyss School of Needlework part 1

I saved the best of my trip to Scotland for last, and it will probably take a couple of posts to get it all out! When I knew I was going to Scotland (with husband for his work), I immediately … Continue reading

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Scottish Samplers at the National Museum

Those of you who know me know that I’m not really a fan of samplers. I don’t stitch them, don’t design them and don’t have any at my house. But I made time to visit the exhibit of Scottish samplers … Continue reading

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Stirling Castle and the tapestries

We took one weekend to go to Stirling Castle. Again, lots of walking! We took the train from Edinburgh to Stirling, and everything we saw online indicated that we would have to walk up to the castle. That turned out … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish War Museum

Believe it or not, I found stitching in the Scottish National War Museum at Edinburgh Castle! First of all, there are a LOT of kilts on display! Along with the kilts are jackets, several of which are decorated with some … Continue reading

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