Category Archives: embroidery

Toying with Tyvek

Whilst I was reorganising my sewing room I decided one way of tidying up was to complete another box from the Stitchbook Collective – as I said before, I’m easily distracted!! The next one on my to do pile was … Continue reading

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Memories of June

Early yesterday morning I managed to finish the wordplay for June, the one that goes with the Anthea Calender SAL by Faby Reilly. I was just in time before July was released later in the morning. June’s SAL was cornflowers, … Continue reading

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Spring Orchards

I started a new embroidery kit a couple of weeks ago, it was meant to be my stitch anywhere project, i.e the one that’s in my handbag for stitching when I’m out of the house. However, it’s crept into becoming … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

Yesterday I decided it was time to stitch another entry for a travelling sketchbook from my Embroiderers Guild. This is the last one in the current round. The book this time was on the theme of leaves. I had a … Continue reading

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Bethlehem SAL

Last year I went on a workshop at Fabbadashery in Halifax, they hold some pretty good embroidery classes there. This one was by Deborah Mullins, I had been on one of her earlier courses and made a bookmark from a … Continue reading

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Cornflower Cross-Stitch

Last night I finished another page for my Anthea Calendar SAL book, this is the SAL by Faby Reilly, we get a new design each month of a seasonal flower. It can be stitched as one big picture with all … Continue reading

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Under the Sea

I decided to tackle another embroidery for the Travelling Sketchbook project from my Embroiderers Guild. These are A5 sketchbooks which are passed round and you stitch something on the chosen theme. The theme this time was ‘Under the Sea’, which … Continue reading

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June Smalls are Buzzing!

Where has this month gone, we’re a third of the way through already! So, here’s my cross-stitch smalls for the month… The Joyful World SAL one for June has a very cute bear with a bee hive. That gave me … Continue reading

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Words for May

Last night I finished stitching the wordplay for my Anthea Calendar textile book. This is the SAL by Faby Reilly which gives us a very pretty flower design each month. I’m making mine into a book and making a wordplay … Continue reading

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Postcard from Yorkshire SAL

Three weeks ago when I finished Harry the Hare, I was all set to finish my other workshop WIP, my Bethlehem embroidery… …however, I got distracted when I was looking through my kit box! I decided what I actually needed … Continue reading

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