Category Archives: embroidery

The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it’s a Dimensions kit I spotted on the sales table at Embroiderers Guild. It was meant to be stitched on black aida but my eyes aren’t up … Continue reading

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Zoe SAL

I’ve just finished the second installment of the Zoe stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly, it’s going to be a box, we’re stitching the sides at the moment. We don’t know what the finished design is like, but having stitched quite a … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

May is whizzing by and I haven’t even worked out how I’m doing with my Nineteen for 19 challenge for April, so here goes… 1 Scrap Quilt I was planning to start a new BOM with scraps, I’ve even sorted my … Continue reading

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Woodland Spring Wreath Quilt

A couple of days ago I embroidered another piece of the border for my Woodland Spring Wreath quilt, this is a BOM from Raggedy Ruff Designs, I’ve just got one more month to stitch and it’s finished. This month I … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it’s a Dimensions kit which I’ve changed a little as I’m stitching it onto duck egg blue linen, rather than the black aida provided. This has meant … Continue reading

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Zoe SAL

Last year I took part in a stitch-a-long called Lizzie SAL by Faby Reilly, it was a beautiful sewing wallet with lisianthus flowers decorating it inside and out. This years SAL is called the Zoe SAL, I still haven’t worked … Continue reading

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She Sells Sea Shells

It was my Embroiderers Guild meeting yesterday so over the weekend I embroidered a little piece for the Travelling Sketchbook. The theme of the book this time was the letter S. At first I thought she meant monograms, but no, … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Finery of Nature cross-stitch with you, I didn’t think I’d done that much, little bits here and there, but the photos show a respectable amount of progress! This is a Dimensions kit … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

With three months of 2019 already gone, it’s time for an update on my Nineteen for 19 challenge; 1 Scrap Quilt This will hopefully start this month as there’s a free quilt BOM I’m planning to make, just using my scraps … Continue reading

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Spring Wreath Quilt

Over the weekend I decided to catch up with my Spring Wreath quilt, I had two blocks waiting to be stitched and I knew the next pack was on it’s way. This is a Block of the Month I started … Continue reading

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