Category Archives: embroidery

William Morris Embroidery

It’s my Embroiderers Guild meeting on Monday so I thought it was time I embroidered something for the travelling sketchbook in my possession at the moment. We’re in a group of five this time and our sketchbooks are circulating round … Continue reading

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Chevron Stitch

Last night I finished another page for my stitch sampler fabric book. It’s a long term project which I’ve based on last years 100 TAST stitches on Pintangle. Sharon from Pintangle has just started another TAST (Take a Stitch Tuesday) … Continue reading

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Signed Tealed & Posted!

Over Christmas I managed to finish the centre block for Kate Chiconi’s Signed, Sealed & Delivered quilt which will be auctioned to raise money for Ovarian Cancer research. It was only when I was checking back through e-mails trying to … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 3

It doesn’t seem three weeks since I last showed you my Signed Tealed & Delivered cross-stitch, I started it in mid November so I think I’ve made pretty good progress.This is going to be part of Kate Chiconi’s ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Crafty Creek Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Twelve decorations Eleven Christmas roses Ten holly leaves Nine Trees on Napkins Eight stained glass figures Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas quilts Five Cross-stitch Smalls Four homemade cards … Continue reading

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Holly Humbug

I think this will be my last finish before Christmas, a Holly Humbug for our tree… Last year I stitched a Mistletoe humbug and it’s my favourite Christmas decoration this year, so much so that when I got a discount … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming

I’m gradually getting a bit more into the festive spirit, it’s taken a bit of doing this year!! Yesterday I finally finished putting all the decorations up. One thing I do like at Christmas is reacquainting myself with various Christmas … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 2

Well three weeks have passed since I last showed you my project for the stitch-a-long, three weeks have flown by!! I’m making a cross-stitch block for a quilt which Kate Chiconi is making to be auctioned to raise money for … Continue reading

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Two More Christmas Smalls!

I’m on a bit of a roll with these now! I’ve been stitching these two little projects over the last couple of weeks but I couldn’t show you until my daughter had returned from her travels so I could give … Continue reading

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Christmas Robin

The travelling Sketchbooks from Skipton Embroiderers Guild are on the move again and as our meeting is a week early this year to accommodate Christmas, I thought I’d better crack on with it! The book I’m embroidering for this month … Continue reading

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