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I took the last two pages of my stitch sampler with me on my walk last week, well I knew I would need something to do in the evenings when we collapsed in a heap. So as we walked from … Continue reading

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A Pair of Smalls for Skipton

My Embroiderers Guild are stitching a panel all about Skipton (where we are based) so there are embroideries of the mainĀ  buildings, some to represent areas, all surrounded by a square representing the home town of each member. I volunteered … Continue reading

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Tall Square Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Tall Square Etui, I’ve made pretty good progress, so I’m almost ready for a mini happy dance! This is a design by Betsy Morgan which is in the Classic Inspirations magasine, … Continue reading

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Outlines and Fillers!

Over the last few days I’ve completed another double page spread for my stitch sampler. I think this will possibly be my last one, unless anyone has more bright ideas! With most of my pages concentrating on the variations of … Continue reading

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A Butterfly Flutters By…

Last Saturday I set off early to negotiate a two bus journey over to Halifax, it took over one and a half hours, it would have been much quicker by train I think if they hadn’t been on strike! It … Continue reading

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Two Little Finishes

I rather enjoy stitching my little cross-stitch smalls, I usually stitch them on the move, ‘borrowed time’ stitching as I call it, waiting for appointments, in a train station or just waiting for the water to boil for the potatoes! … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

Today’s photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar is a fairly easy one for me as the theme is stitch. I think choosing which stitch photo is probably more of a challenge, I’ve got a few to choose from… This is … Continue reading

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Silken Strata Cushion

I’m a bit behind with my posts at the moment, August seems to have been a lot busier than usual with short trips away, family visiting and days out, there’s no sign of life quietening down until mid September if … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui

It’s three weeks since I showed you my Tall Year Square Etui. This is a design by Betsy Morgan that was in the Classic Inspirations magasine last year. Each side represents a different season. I’m stitching autumn at the moment. … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Show.

I’ve just had a pretty successful day at Ilkley Flower Show. I only really discovered this show last year through one of our WI members, she mentioned they had a handicraft section and wanted more entries! From my perspective as … Continue reading

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