Category Archives: Serendipity

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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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Yesterday I had a good mooch round the garden collecting foliage for my Advent Ring, it was the first Sunday in Advent yesterday so I made it just in time! Over the years in the garden I’ve managed to get … 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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Friday Photo Challenge

After last weeks pickle I’m pleased to say I’ve got the right day and the right challenge – I think! Today’s photo challenge by Postcard from Gibraltar is Wild, so I think I feel some more walking photos coming on! … Continue reading

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Damsons and Plums

Purple is one of my favourite colours, so I do have a fair bit of the colour in my stash, in all hues and shades. When I started rearranging my sewing room recently my stash storage space was reduced somewhat, … Continue reading

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Christmas Swaps

A couple of months ago Deborah from Sweet Fallen Angels suggested a Christmas tree decoration swap. I thought it was a great idea, I make a handmade Christmas decoration for someone whilst someone else is making one for me! I … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

OK, I’ve checked and the photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar for yesterday is definitely  Climb, so here’s another collection of photos ! As most of you know, my favourite fell to climb is Catbells, it’s only little at 1480 … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

Editors note; I’ve just realised I’m completely out with my timing, I seem to have missed a couple  of weeks somewhere, but having written the post I thought I may as well show you! OK, I’m a day late, (or … Continue reading

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Little Things Please Little Minds…

Sometimes I find I have little things I want to share with you but they’re not really enough to write a whole post about, so I thought I’d lump three of them together, completely unrelated, a trio of little things… … 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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