Category Archives: embroidery

Knitting & Stitching Show

Last month I had a wonderful day at the Knitting & Stitching show in Harrogate (I’m a bit behind with writing my posts again!) It’s the biggest show we have round here, four large halls of quilting, embroidery, sewing…heaven! Though … Continue reading

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Christmas Preparations

I like to take the first week of December as annual leave, give me a bit of time to get organised for Christmas. I’ve had a lovely week making presents for friends and family. Although I’m not that organised yet, … Continue reading

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Monthly Photo Challenge

It’s the first Tuesday in the month so it’s time for Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge, this month the theme is Glitz so lots of sparkle and glitter (well maybe not glitter!)…On the whole I’m not a very glitzy person, but … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my progress on this Betsy Morgan project, I’ve been busy with Christmas makes but I have managed a bit of stitching. Three weeks ago I was here… I’d just started the lid … Continue reading

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Christmas Snowflake

Last month I needed to make something for the Christmas Decoration Swap organised by Deborah of Sweet Fallen Angels, it had to be a surprise so hence no spoilers on here! It took me a while to think what to … Continue reading

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Christie SAL 2

I’ve just finished the second part of Faby Reilly’s Christmas stitch-a-long. She’s releasing a design every two weeks, they’re Christmas card size but I’m making them into decorations. The designs are gorgeous, this was the first one… I changed the … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Tall Square Year etui, it’s a design by Betsy Morgan published in Classic Inspirations last year. I had just finished the winter side so all four seasons were complete, it was … Continue reading

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Christie SAL

I tried to resist the Christie SAL, honest!  I’m not exactly short of things to do! The designs are by Faby Reilly and every two weeks the pattern for a Christmas card is being released, there are four altogether. I … Continue reading

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Stitches in Time

It was spring 2017 when I got inspired by various stitch samplers and textile books on Pinterest, it took me until early summer to formulate my ideas enough to start the project. I wanted a usable sample of stitches with … Continue reading

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Eighteen for 18

Another month has gone by! I’m doing pretty well on most of my challenges, I’m even starting to think about next years!! 1 Etsy store opened; Still no where on this one, I really need to put aside a weekend … Continue reading

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