Category Archives: embroidery

A Snip of Scissors

Just think of the plural words you could use for a collection of scissors,a snip, a slash, a cut, a blade…I seem to have acquired quite a collection of scissors, all for different things of course! A couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Last of the Holiday Stitching

I did quite a lot of stitching on holiday, we had several long flights, with the inevitable long waits in airports, together with quiet time either by the pool or on our balcony. These are the last two I have … Continue reading

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Mountain Sketchbook

Last weekend I shared my new Travelling Sketchbook with you, I’ve chosen a theme of flowers. It will circulate around a group in our Embroiderers Guild and everyone will put a piece of their work in it, so in a … Continue reading

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SAL 5 The Tall Year Square Etui

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my etui box, I’d just made a mistake on the number 2, the last number of this side. I blamed jet lag, which when I saw the mistakes close up I think … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks on the move!

Our sketchbooks at Skipton Embroiderers Guild are about to go travelling again! This will be the third round of travelling sketchbooks I’ve been involved with. For those not familiar with the concept, we all start with an A5 artists sketchbook, … Continue reading

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Sweet

I’ve just realised I completely missed last weeks Friday Photo Challenge. As I have just spent half an hour writing a post and sorting through photos to show you on a theme that was actually last weeks, I thought I … Continue reading

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Holiday Stitching

Yes, I’ve another bit of holiday stitching to show you! Last week I shared photos of the first half of my holiday along the coast of Australia between Adelaide and Sydney… We actually finished our drive at Kiama, a beach … Continue reading

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Four Months of Cross-stitch

I’m trying to get a few finishes under my belt at the moment, I seem to have quite a few projects almost finished…but not quite! So I’m going to make a concerted effort over the next few days, there’s other … Continue reading

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…and Crosses

During the first week of our holiday we drove from Adelaide to Sydney, travelling along the stunning scenery of the Great Ocean Road. In the evenings I would do a little stitching whilst we chatted over a glass of wine. … Continue reading

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Knots and Crosses

Over on Pintangle Sharon has started a new series of TAST, 100 stitches to learn with one released each Tuesday. I’ve based my stitch sampler on the last TAST list so I’ve been trying to do the ‘Beyond TAST’ where … Continue reading

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