Category Archives: Serendipity

Cross-stitch needle-case

Carole requested a post about my needle-case so here goes, I aim to please 🙂 I made this back in 2019, the front is just a sewing themed mini sampler, I like purple so I used purple linen and then … Continue reading

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Declutter continues

The latest daily challenge to declutter my sewing room certainly took more than a day! I’m doing the declutter challenge from Karen of Just Get It Done Quilts, each daily prompt is on youtube, I think there’s 21 challenges with … Continue reading

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Decluttering my Sewing Room

Well my decluttering continues… Day 5 was patterns, it took quite a while! I did have rather a lot, some many years old! I found one that was size 6,7,8! It’s definitely a LONG time since I was a size … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

The second big page for my garden book is finally come together, it’s a while from being finished but I’ve got into my stride with it now. When I first start a page like this the empty fabric does seem … Continue reading

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Christmas in January!

I’m not sure if I’m very early or late with this quick make… We have a Christmas card swap at my stitching group, everyone makes a handmade card and swaps it for another one. I received this cute cross-stitch mouse… … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Stitching

I’m trying to get a few finishes under my belt before I get distracted with new projects. Sometime earlier last year I finished a cross stitch for my sewing room, I had already bought the sewing machine shaped hanger, but … Continue reading

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New Skirt for New Year’s Eve

I first cut this skirt out in November, planning to wear it for the works Christmas party on December 4th, I then changed my mind about the party and thought I’d wear it to a Christmas lunch on December 12th … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt HQAL

I’m a day late with this post as I got carried away in my sewing room and completely forgot to post! This is my Staying Home quilt which was made from leftovers from my Coming Home quilt during the lockdowns … Continue reading

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Barn Owl Stockings!

Here’s another finish from last week. I spotted these free patterns on Michelle Palmers website. She does all sorts of designs for applique or needle punch as well as some cute pen and ink illustrations. Each year recently she has … Continue reading

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An Exploding Heart

I’m finally starting to get a few finishes under my belt and one which I am very pleased to have finally finished is the Exploding Heart quilt, a design by Slice of Pi. This is a quilt for a happy … Continue reading

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