Category Archives: Serendipity

Memories in my Stitch Book

I’ve just had a few days away in the Lake District, walking the fells with a friend. We had a great time, if somewhat tiring! Of course I had to take a little stitching to keep me amused in the … Continue reading

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Lizzie Stitch-a-long

I’m doing two stitch-a-longs at the moment, the Lizzie Stitching Wallet by Faby Reilly and my stumpwork and silk ribbon flower lattice. I’m posting about both today so if you are looking for the flower lattice SAL, just scroll down, … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 15

Well at this rate I might have a happy dance by Christmas 🙂 It’s three weeks since I showed you my silk ribbon and stumpwork flower panel, I’d just finished the panel with a dragonfly on. I spent another few … Continue reading

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Elephants on Parade

It’s nearly happy dance time!! I’ve finally finished the top for Helen’s elephant quilt, it’s sandwiched, ‘just’ needs quilting and binding! Last time I showed you this quilt I was just starting to stitch the elephant blocks together and was … Continue reading

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Swishy Tails and Beady Eyes

I’ve been trying today to get Helen’s quilt top finished, but it’s not going to happen today, I’ve got myself into a slight pickle with it which will need a fresh head to sort out, not a midnight head!! I’ve … Continue reading

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Summer Review

I started the year really good, remembering to do a review of each month, but for the last few months I’ve remembered half way through the next month and then it seems too late! Let’s face it, we’re almost a … Continue reading

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Elephants on Parade

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been busy working on a new quilt, I was hoping it would be pretty quick to make, I’m making good progress but it is taking somewhat longer than anticipated! Last December my daughter … Continue reading

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TAST Stitch Sampler Book

A couple of months ago I started a stitch sampler book, I’d recently discovered TAST (Take a Stitch Tuesday) over on Pintangle where Sharon has an amazing stitch dictionary. She’s made a collection of 100 stitches from this and the … Continue reading

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Lizzie Stitching Wallet

It’s nearly two weeks since I showed you my progress with my Lizzie StitchingWallet, the Stitch-a-long organised by Faby Reilly. At that point we had just finished the outside of the trifold wallet, so now we’ve moved on to the … Continue reading

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Sunflowers around the Rabbit Hole

On Monday it was my birthday, I had a lovely day pleasing myself, I spent the morning in my favourite place, my sewing room, working on my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt. In the afternoon I went with Helen and … Continue reading

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