Category Archives: embroidery

Stitch-a-Garden SAL

I’ve finally made a bit more progress on my garden stitching, not a huge amount as I’m still a bit hesitant on how I’m going to get the effect I want. Three weeks ago on my last SAL post I’d … Continue reading

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Stitching Maps

I started an on line embroidery course with Zara Day a few weeks ago on cartography, I love looking at maps and I’ve a couple of ideas rumbling round my head of embroidered maps, so hopefully this will give me … Continue reading

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Garden Stitching

I’ve been busy stitching over the last week, just haven’t quite got round to writing about it. I’ve stitched another couple of little embroideries for my garden book. These are both from the mystery bundle I bought from Soukie Soo, … Continue reading

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Stitching a Treasure Bundle

I seem to be doing a lot of embroidery at the moment, lots of little ones which don’t take long but are lovely to stitch…and they’ll go in my garden textile book. These ones are from a ‘Treasure Bundle’ I … Continue reading

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Stitching Maps

I’ve enrolled on a Zara Day Cartography Embroidery course, I’m way behind as usual but as Zara sends links for all the recordings which I can then save, it doesn’t matter how long I take! I’m just enjoying the journey! … Continue reading

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Stitch a garden SAL

I have finally made some progress with my garden SAL. This is a course by Nicki from the Stitchery, she’s been giving lots of ideas on how to represent trees, flowers and structures etc. I’m making mine into a book … Continue reading

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A Flower Wreath

A few weeks ago I bought a surprise bundle of linen and designs from SoukieSoo, I follow her on instagram and I like her style. Quite a few were immediately earmarked for my garden book. Once I’d finished my ladybugs … Continue reading

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Lady Bugs and Bumblebees

It’s been a little busy and stressful at home recently, our house is one the market so we need to keep it as clean and tidy as possible (not easy for someone like me!) we do have someone interested so … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

Back in 2020 I finished a quilt called Coming Home, with the leftovers I made a quilt which I called Staying Home, pretty apt for the time I thought! The embroidered blocks were from a free stitch-a-long from ‘Hugs and … Continue reading

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Cartography Course

Several of our Skipton Stitchers members have done on-line embroidery courses with Zara Day and they’ve always enthused about them so one of them mentioned she had just signed up for her cartography course I decided to check it out. … Continue reading

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