Category Archives: Garden

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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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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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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Flowers for a Wedding

At home flower arranging tends to stretch to plonking in a vase and that’s about it, luckily I quite like the plonked in a vase look! I think I may have been on a couple of workshops on Christmas table … Continue reading

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Mondays Meander Round the Garden

Tidying up the garden continues, we’ve had a very mixed bag of weather with gloriously warm days and days like today when it rained heavily for a lot of the day, this means everything is growing fast, weeds included! Over … Continue reading

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Stitch a Garden SAL

One of my bigger projects (time wise!) is a textile book of our garden. Nicky from The Stitchery is running a SAL with videos and instructions on how to stitch a garden, it’s meant to be a picture but as … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Totter Round the Garden

I’ve been both constructive and destructive in the garden this week… Several years ago I built an obelisk for a climbing rose, it’s next to the arch in the Amber & Amethyst garden. The rose has been amazing, covered in … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

Earlier this year I signed up for an on-line workshop with Nicki Franklyn from The Stitchery called Stitch a Garden. I’ve admired Nicki’s work for a while, it’s so pretty and delicate so it didn’t take long to persuade myself … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Wander Round the Garden

The British weather is well known as variable, over the last couple of weeks we seem to have had most types so the poor plants don’t know whether they’re coming or going! Mother’s Day weekend (26th and 27th March here … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

We’ve had a dry few days and it has been a bit warmer too so I’ve managed to get quite a bit of tidying done in the garden. I started trying to tidy and weed at the same time so … Continue reading

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