Category Archives: embroidery

Lizzie Stitch-a-long

I’m doing two stitch-a-longs at the moment, the Lizzie Stitching Wallet by Faby Reilly and my stumpwork and silk ribbon flower lattice. I’m posting about both today so if you are looking for the flower lattice SAL, just scroll down, … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 15

Well at this rate I might have a happy dance by Christmas 🙂 It’s three weeks since I showed you my silk ribbon and stumpwork flower panel, I’d just finished the panel with a dragonfly on. I spent another few … Continue reading

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Summer Review

I started the year really good, remembering to do a review of each month, but for the last few months I’ve remembered half way through the next month and then it seems too late! Let’s face it, we’re almost a … Continue reading

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TAST Stitch Sampler Book

A couple of months ago I started a stitch sampler book, I’d recently discovered TAST (Take a Stitch Tuesday) over on Pintangle where Sharon has an amazing stitch dictionary. She’s made a collection of 100 stitches from this and the … Continue reading

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Lizzie Stitching Wallet

It’s nearly two weeks since I showed you my progress with my Lizzie StitchingWallet, the Stitch-a-long organised by Faby Reilly. At that point we had just finished the outside of the trifold wallet, so now we’ve moved on to the … Continue reading

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Flower Lattice Stitch-a-long 15

Over the last week I’ve managed to complete another diamond on my ribbon embroidery and stumpwork flower lattice, this is where I was three weeks ago at the last stitch-a-long… The next diamond was foxgloves, rain daises, wild dagga and … Continue reading

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Lizzie Stitching Wallet

I’ve been stitching away on an evening on my Lizzie Stitching Wallet, a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly. I’ve just finished the outside piece, it’s a trifold wallet so there’s a front, a back and a third to fold in. We … Continue reading

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Poppy in Silk Ribbon

There’s a local show on Saturday, one I’ve not been to before but a friend suggested I enter some of my handicrafts in…so I’ve entered ten items in the crafts and the photography classes! Ironically I’m also judging handicrafts at … Continue reading

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Flower Lattice Stitch-a-long 14

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my ribbon and stumpwork flower lattice, I’ve actually worked pretty hard on it in that time and (for the first time, I think!) I can say I’ve even impressed myself with my … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Day

Happy Yorkshire Day everyone! August 1st is Yorkshire Day, a day when we celebrate what a fantastic county we live in. It was actually started back in 1975 as a protest against the local government reorganisation when the county boundaries … Continue reading

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