Category Archives: embroidery

Nerdy Needlecase

My boss told me I needed to get a life when she asked me what I was stitching one morning before work – a needlecase with different pages for different needles! Needless to say she’s not a sewer! I’ve been … Continue reading

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Dancing Round my Spring Wreath

This week I finally settled down and stitched the last part of my Spring Wreath quilt, this is a Block of the Month (BOM) by Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs and it has been amazing to do. I fell … Continue reading

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…because every fairy deserves a special set of wings!

I’m so chuffed with my latest ’embroidery’ that it’s jumping ahead of about six other outstanding posts!! It’s my Embroiderers Guild on Monday and that means it’s time to swop travelling sketchbooks again, so I thought I’d better get on … Continue reading

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R is for Reading and Red Robbins!

A few months ago a friend visited and brought a large bag full of crafty things, they belonged to her mum, who is now well into her 90’s and no longer wants them. There was all sorts of goodies in … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

This month is flying by, I thought if I don’t hurry up with my update, I’ll be writing Nineteen for 19 on the 19th! So we are now half way through the year, so how am I doing with my … Continue reading

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July Cross-stitch Smalls

I’m a bit late this month swapping my smalls over for the new month, but I’ve just chosen half a dozen cross-stitch smalls to decorate our sideboard for the rest of the month… In the garden at the moment we … Continue reading

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Zoe Goes on Holiday!

It’s a few weeks since I last shared my Zoe box with you, it’s a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly and I got a little bit behind, so it was one of the projects I took on holiday with me when … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, considering I’ve been away for most of two weeks, I thinks I’ve done pretty well! Three weeks ago I’d just started the nest on the second quarter… … Continue reading

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Two Bee or not Two Bee

Apologies for the title, I couldn’t resist it! Earlier this year I made my mum a cross-stitch small with a bee on it. We used to keep bees so it was a bit of a memory jogger too. She loved … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Windows

Last week I stitched a piece for a travelling sketchbook from my Embroiderers Guild. The theme of the book was windows, I had my usual perusal through Pinterest and saw a couple of embroideries of stained glass windows. I love … Continue reading

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