Category Archives: embroidery

Silver Lining

It’s always worth looking for the silver lining when you’re in a cloud! Whilst so many of us are in a lockdown situation there are others who are designing things for us to stitch, keeping our hands and our minds … Continue reading

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April Smalls

I changed all my cross-stitch smalls over today, I’ve got all my spring and Easter ones out, it almost doesn’t seem real that it’s nearly Easter already, but next weekend it’ll be here! It was nice to rummage through my … Continue reading

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Globes and Spheres

This year my Embroiderers Guild are doing travelling sketchbooks again, it’ll be the third time I’ve done it I think, I find it really pushes me creative-wise as I have to think up my own design. January was spent starting … Continue reading

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A Bag for Memories

I’m trying to play catch up before I start any new projects, tidy up loose ends as it were. In some ways I don’t feel I’ve achieved much over the last couple of weeks, but a lot of it is … Continue reading

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Harold the Hare

It’s three weeks since I shared my finished Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it still gives me a warm glow when I see it in our bedroom! I’ve decided my next two projects here need to be my UFO’s. Last year … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL

I’ve just finished this month’s stitching for the Anthea SAL by Faby Reilly. The stitch-a-long is of a flower themed design for each month, you can either stitch them into one big picture or individually. I’m doing them individually, but … Continue reading

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Counting Sheep

I stitch for lots of reasons, I found over the last couple of weeks that a little cross-stitch helps to keep me calm, in the hours before my mum’s funeral I stitched, a couple of times I woke up at … Continue reading

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Textile Memories

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been working on a textile book of all the finished and unfinished crafty things we found when clearing my mum’s house when she went into a care home a couple of years ago. … Continue reading

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March Smalls

I’ve only just got round to changing my smalls display, partly because I was enjoying the Faby Reilly ones so much. However, as it’s over half way through March I decided it was time for a change. It’s our wedding … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

I still can’t quite believe I’m writing this, it’s just over twelve months since I started my Finery of Nature and it’s time for a very Happy Dance!!! I’ve actually finished it! It’s a Dimensions kit I got from the … Continue reading

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