Category Archives: cross-stitch

Lady Bugs and Bumblebees

It’s been a little busy and stressful at home recently, our house is one the market so we need to keep it as clean and tidy as possible (not easy for someone like me!) we do have someone interested so … Continue reading

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Textile Book SAL

Well my stitch-a-garden project has had to take a back seat over the last three weeks, what with trying to finish the cot quilt before Hugo was born, trying to sell the house and the worry since the little one … Continue reading

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The Bees Knees

I’m collecting bee embroideries at the moment to go in a textile book about bees. I bought one recently off a facebook destash site, it’s a simple little design from Hands On Design called Humble Honey. It was a perfect … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Cross-stitch

Over the last couple of months I’ve been stitching a sign for my sewing room. It’s a pattern from Stoney Creek, it’s a little dated in style, it’s typical of the 80’s and 90’s, but it appealed and it seems … Continue reading

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Bee Happy

A few months back I decided to make a fabric book of bees, my plan is to have various small embroideries of bees, interspersed with words about bees, such as poems, facts. I have a lovely cross-stitch bumble bee which … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Cross-stitch

We’ve just had a few days in Derbyshire so I packed a little sewing to do in the evenings. I was strict with myself and only took one project, the sewing room cross-stitch. This is a design from Stony Creek … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Cross-stitch

I’ve been working on a cross-stitch for my sewing room for a while now, it’s been my handbag project, though really it’s a bit big for my sewing wallet and there’s too many different threads so they keep falling out, … Continue reading

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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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