Category Archives: embroidery

Embroidering Clothes

I’ve started a new project, it hopefully won’t take too long but I’m pretty pleased with it so far. I was trying to think of different things I could embroider, as there is a limit to wall space and my … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve not made as much progress as I’d hoped over the last three weeks with my seaside quilt, mainly because I’ve been dress-making more as I’ve realized those four or five extra pounds I’ve put on during lockdowns have been … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

It’s happy dance time with my Leafy Tree embroidery. This is a design by Mary Corbet of Needle’n’Thread. It’s available in an e-book which I found worked really well for this project, I could print off the necessary pages but … Continue reading

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Blackbirds

I’m trying to work my way through the multitude of kits I’ve bought from Andrea of Raggedy Ruff Designs, three weeks ago I’d just finished the machine embroidery of a lampshade kit giving the detail on the blackbirds and flowers.It’s … Continue reading

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On a Roll

I’m trying to keep my New Year Resolution of making up the cross-stitch smalls as I stitch them, so far so good. However I still have a couple waiting to be made up so whilst I was in a finishing … Continue reading

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A Little Sunshine

This one was a pretty quick make, I started stitching on Thursday as I waited for my physio appointment, finished it on Sunday, and made it up yesterday. It’s another facebook destash pattern!! The pattern is an old one (2008) … Continue reading

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A Small Kingfisher

A couple of weeks ago I finished another kit from Fido Stitch Studio on Etsy. I think this is the fifth kit of theirs I’ve stitched. They’re only small but they have plenty of detail. These are my others… The … Continue reading

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The Leafy Tree SAL

It’s three weeks since I last posted about my Leafy Tree embroidery, this is a design by Mary Corbet of Needle ‘n’ Thread, it comes as an e-book which works pretty well, I’m not a lover of reading books or … Continue reading

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Blackbird Lampshade

Last Sunday I shared my latest Raggedy Ruff design, I’m particularly pleased with this one as I only had the pattern, not the kit with all the fabrics in. I’ve done several of these kits now and I save every … Continue reading

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A Medieval Pincushion

This afternoon I cracked on and finished the flowery pincushion, yesterday when I posted I had two flowers left… I stitched the cone flower in bullion knots and the allium in irregular cross-stitch. It was nice to learn last night … Continue reading

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