Category Archives: embroidery

The Leafy Tree SAL

Last month I started the Leafy Tree embroidery by Mary Corbett, of Needle ‘n’ Thread I’d bought the e-book last year and finally got round to starting it. I love the way the colours gradually change through the tree from … Continue reading

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April Smalls

It was nice this month to get all the spring themed cross-stitch smalls out. There’s an abundance of rabbits, I seem to recall a collection of rabbits is a fluffle, I’ve definately got a fluffle here! The hopping bunnies and … Continue reading

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A Bunny for Easter

Happy Easter everyone! This week I finished my rabbit, it’s a kit from Raggedy Ruff Designs. Three weeks ago when I last shared it I had just started the free motion embroidery, it was starting to take shape… As usual … Continue reading

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Community Stitch Challenge

At the end of last year I promised myself I wasn’t going to do any stitch-a-long projects, I was just going to stitch whatever I wanted…so how come just three months in I’m doing not one, but three weekly stitch-a-longs! … Continue reading

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Community Stitch Challenge

Last week I completed the first Community Stitch Challenge from Textile Artist with my portrait of James and Helen walking along the beach… This week the workshop was by Merrill Comeau,, she’s a very interesting lady and her challenge was … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

Well I’m still hand quilting this beautiful quilt, but I’m still enjoying the hand quilting too! This is the gorgeous quilt from The Cottage Garden Quilt book by Kathryn Whittingham, so far it’s hand embroidered with raw edge applique, machine … Continue reading

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Memories in Stitch

I’ve recently started following Textile Artist on facebook and they have just started their 2021 Community Challenge. Each week a different textile artist presents a workshop or talk to inspire you to stitch something. It’s all free and I find … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

Having finished my Stitching for the Soul book last month I then spent a few days deciding what project to stitch next. Having done a few more of what I would call textile art embroidery projects recently I was in … Continue reading

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Stitch Wheel

Cathy Reavy released another three stitch videos on YouTube today and as I was a day off I decided to stitch them straight away. First to be stitched was Turkey Rug stitch, we’ve already done velvet stitch (the one that … Continue reading

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Stitch Wheel

I’ve learnt three new stitches with the Stitch Wheel sampler by Cathy Reavy. Cathy releases the new stitches every Thursday. Last week I was just over half way round the second ring… The first one to be stitched this week … Continue reading

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