Category Archives: embroidery

Robin Redbreast

I’ve a few projects on the go at the moment, various presents or Christmassy stitchings, I haven’t quite decided what this one will be yet… I love seeing robins round the garden, they’re never very far away when I’m gardening, … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my progress with hand quilting my Staying Home quilt, this was made with fabric left from my Coming Home quilt and embroidered blocks from a QAL by Hugs and Kisses back in 2020 … Continue reading

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Stitch My Garden SAL

Three weeks ago when I last posted about my garden embroidery, I had just started the lay out of the area by the summerhouse… I haven’t done a huge amount but I’ve started the ‘hard landscaping’, as with a real … Continue reading

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A Quick Stitch

Last night I put together some threads for a little piece of stitching to go in the project bag I have in my handbag. I started stitching whilst waiting for my physio appointment and finished it this evening! It’s only … Continue reading

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Jack Frost

This morning I embroidered two bees on my crazy patchwork piece and decided it was finished! Last week when I shared this piece I still had a few areas to work on… I continued the gimp thread from the lace … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden SAL

Having finally finished my embroidery of our patio, I’ve just started the next page for my garden book, the top garden where the summerhouse is… There’s a few bigger features in this part of the garden, such as the summerhouse, … Continue reading

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Jack Frost

One of my most successful purchases from the Harrogate Flower Show has been Brunnera Jack Frost, I bought it quite a number of years ago and it still looks good, It’s a hard working perennial which has sprays of tiny … Continue reading

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There is no Planet B

I’m a member of Skipton Stitchers, formerly of the Embroiders Guild, every couple of years we hold an exhibition, showing the community our wide range of styles, hopefully encouraging people to take up a needle and thread and maybe joining … Continue reading

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David Austin Roses

I’ve just finished my embroidery of some of the David Austin roses in my garden…I have quite a few! David Austin started breeding roses back in 1961 and he managed to breed roses which both looked beautiful and had a … Continue reading

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Stitch a Garden SAL

Well I have my dancing shoes on! Last night I finished – ish my stitched patio garden for my fabric book about my garden. I say -ish as I might just put a few more stitches on it…might! This is … Continue reading

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