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brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
Hiya my name is Kelly, I am 38 years old I live on the South Coast. I enjoy tapestries and using computers.

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  • Han_Han_ Member Posts: 154 Pioneering
    Hi Kelly and welcome to the Community. Thank you for your post. It's so impressive that tapestry is a hobby of yours! Are you able to tell us more about it?

    Han
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    I do them on frames, they are similar to cross stitch except they are done with wool; they take me a long time as I have fibromyalgia, EDS, ME, Neuropathy etc and don’t have much feeling or use of my hands 
  • Han_Han_ Member Posts: 154 Pioneering
    Wow that's amazing! You're really talented. Thank you so much for sharing. I would love to see me if you're will to share!
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    Sure that would be great
  • Han_Han_ Member Posts: 154 Pioneering
    Sorry about my typo. I was supposed to say that I would love to see more if you're willing to share!
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    I live with my husband and my kitty called Junior who is about a year and a half old; he is my baby. 
  • Han_Han_ Member Posts: 154 Pioneering
    Junior is beautiful! I absolutely love cats. Did you crochet the blanket?
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    I can’t crochet but my husbands aunt did it for us
  • Han_Han_ Member Posts: 154 Pioneering
    brujah81 said:
    I can’t crochet but my husbands aunt did it for us
    Lovely! Seems as though it has Junior's approval!

    How are you today?
  • chiariedschiarieds Member Posts: 7,934 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @brujah81 - Welcome to the community, Kelly. Just came to say I have EDS + neuropathic pain due to Chiari 1 Malformation, so understand a little about the problems you're facing. Thank you for your photos; your tapestry is great & I happen to love elephants! Junior looks lovely too! I have a kitten called Shadow. We share photos of our pets in the 'Coffee Lounge' here, & that's also were people share about their hobbies & crafts. Here's a link to the one for pets (Shadow's photo is also there). See: https://community.scope.org.uk/discussion/66308/hi-everyone-lets-see-a-picture-of-your-fur-babies-️or-pets#latest

  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Your tapestry is wonderful, @brujah81.  You clearly have a great talent for it.  Junior is beautiful.  I too have a cat called Christy, who is spoilt rotten!  I look forward to seeing more of your work on here as it is fabulous!  :smiley:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    Thank you, i have found out a fair few of my previous tapestries


  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @brujah81, your tapestries are simply amazing!  I really love the giraffe!  How long does it take you to do one?  I would love to be talented like that!  I enjoy knitting and arts and crafts, although not brilliant at them, but I try!  :smiley:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    I go to a local craft group on tuesdays between 10am till 3pm.. it takes about 6-7 months to do a tapestry mainly as i have neuropathy in my hands.. i am sure that it would take an able bodied person alot faster.. you can buy kits on amazon.. i recommend the ones by Collection D'arts as they have everything in the kit including the needles.. I would recommend personally using a frame as it holds straight for you.

  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    edited December 2019
    I am doing this one the moment.. its quite complicated what with the pattern around the edges

  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Oh that's fab you are a member of a local craft group, @brujah81.  Your work is wonderful!  I go to a local knitting group and I really enjoy it.  I like the one you are doing at the moment too and yes, Amazon is great for craft kits.  I got my card making kit there and a diamond painting kit there too, which I love doing!  Thanks for the info on tapestry and for sharing your wonderful work.  I look forward to seeing more of it and if you wish to show us any more, many of our members also post pics on the Kaleidoscope part of the forum where they also exhibit their crafts.  Good luck with your current tapestry!  :smiley:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    @Han_ Not doing too bad today.. just getting over a chest infection as is my husband.. my family are putting alot of stress on us both at the moment which we could both do without.. i feel like i could do without it

    @ails Junior is spoilt more than i can ever describe.. i couldnt cope without him.. and my husband of course!! i will look for the Kaleidoscope part of the forum shortly and post some of the photos


     Kelly.

  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Sorry to hear that you and your husband have had chest infections, @brujah81.  I hope you are feeling better now.  Yes, I think we all spoil our pets as they are great members of our families.  I look forward to seeing more of your work on Kaleidoscope.  Have a lovely evening!  :smiley:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    @Ails thank you very much.. sometimes i swear our pets are the only ones who understand us!! I hope you have a lovely evening too :smiley:
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,924

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    These all look great @brujah81. I hope you're feeling better soon! :smile:
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  • brujah81brujah81 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    Thank you, i am slowly getting over my chest infection, i should be better in time for christmas :smile:

    @Adrian_Scope i hope you have a good christmas

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