Category Archives: cross-stitch

Gingerbread House

I’m trying to get a few things finished before I start anything new, I like having several things on the go but every so often I feel I need to clear the decks a bit. Last night I managed to … Continue reading

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Gingerbread House

During December I was madly stitching my latest cross-stitch kit, I bought it at the knitting and stitching show at the end of November. It’s a kit by Nutmeg Designs for a 3d gingerbread house. Last time I shared it … Continue reading

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Stitching on the go

I always have a little stitching project in my handbag for those odd moments when I’m sitting around waiting…at the dentist, in a cafe. It’s usually something small but over autumn it’s been a slightly bigger project which will end … Continue reading

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Jacquie Needlecase SAL

It’s happy dance time, though it nearly wasn’t as I was stitching until about 11pm last night to get it finished. This morning I managed to press it of sorts to make it look a little neater. Three weeks ago … Continue reading

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Jacquie Needlecase SAL

It’s getting quite exciting now with the Jacquie needlecase, we’ve got to the putting it together bit! Three weeks ago I was just about to start making wings for my dragonfly… The wings are made by over-stitching wire onto organza, … Continue reading

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Jacquie Needlecase SAL

These three week cycles seem to come round awfully quickly! Three weeks ago I’d just finished another section of this gorgeous stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly… At the beginning of this SAL Faby explained that there would be two levels of … Continue reading

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September Smalls of the Month

Each month I change the little display of cross-stitch smalls on the sideboard. Usually I choose things relative to that month, but in August I decided to do a bee theme – I have lots of smalls with bees on… … Continue reading

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Jacquie SAL

It’s time for an update on my Jacquie needlecase. This is a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly, a new section is released every two weeks, we’ve just completed section five. Three weeks ago I’d just finished a gorgeous dragonfly with lots … Continue reading

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Stitching on the Move

I always have a little something to stitch in my handbag – I almost get anxious if I don’t after spending five hours stuck on a commuter train a few years ago! It’s usually one of my cross-stitch smalls and … Continue reading

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Jacquie SAL

I’m now four parts in to the Jacquie SAL and I love it already! The pattern sections are released by the designer, Faby Reilly, every two weeks, as this SAL post is on a three week cycle, sometimes I’ll just … Continue reading

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