Category Archives: embroidery

Seaside Quilt HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Seaside quilt, this is the quilt from the book by Kathryn Whittingham, the same lady who designed the Cottage Garden quilt I made earlier in the year. I was just embroidering the … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Quilt-a-long, Quilting | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

Peppermint Purple SAL

I’ve just caught up with the Peppermint Purple SAL, this is a blackwork sampler stitch-a-long which lasts all year, one block a week, we have just completed week 30! I find it easier to do several at a time as … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Serendipity, Stitch-a-long | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Summer School

Earlier this month I had a wonderful weekend at Bishop Burton College where the Yorkshire region of what used to be the Embroiderers Guild hold their summer school. It’s an annual event but it was the first time I’d attended. … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Serendipity, Workshops | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Jacquie SAL

Well I’ve almost caught up with my Jacquie SAL, but I seem thwarted at every attempt at the moment! This is the SAL by Faby Reilly for a needlecase, she releases the pattern for a section every two weeks. Last … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Stitch-a-long | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Flower Power

A couple of weeks ago I shared my progress on my denim jacket, embroidering flowers along the back… This is a white denim jacket I bought at Sainsbury’s, our local supermarket. It was only £22, cheap enough to try something … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Serendipity | Tagged , | 18 Comments

July Smalls

I’ve gone for a flowery theme this month with my cross-stitch smalls display with two fairly recent makes, Scatter Sunshine and Be Nice. The little forget me not one at the front is a cross-stitch I did probably about 30 … Continue reading

Posted in cross-stitch, embroidery, Smalls of the Month | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

Seaside Quilt HQAL

Over the last few days I’ve been busy embroidering blocks for my seaside quilt and I’m three seagulls short of finishing the top row! Three weeks ago I’d stitched the first set of blocks together and I’d just finished embroiderinfg … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Quilt-a-long | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

Jacquie SAL

I’ve put my sensible head on for my choice of embroidery to share here every three weeks. I had two kits lined up in my mind to do once I had finished my Leafy Tree, but I realised I was … Continue reading

Posted in cross-stitch, embroidery, Stitch-a-long | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

Flower Power

My white denim jacket is coming along nicely. It’s a lot easier to sew than I thought it might be, It’s quite a soft denim, it’s just an inexpensive one I bought at our local supermarket, Sainsbury’s. These are the … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Peppermint Purple SAL

One of the embroidery projects I’m doing at the moment is a blackwork SAL by Peppermint Purple. It’s a freebie which lasts all year, one block each week. Rather than using her suggested colours I’m making life tricky by creating … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Peppermint Purple 2021 SAL, Stitch-a-long | Tagged , , | 6 Comments