Category Archives: Serendipity

Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

If last week was iris week then this week is peony week, the hot sunny weather has brought all the flowers out. Over the years I seem to have planted a bit of a collection of peonies. Their flowers may … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

It’s happy dance time with my Leafy Tree embroidery. This is a design by Mary Corbet of Needle’n’Thread. It’s available in an e-book which I found worked really well for this project, I could print off the necessary pages but … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

Having a Garmin watch has spurred me into taking more walks, even if they’re short ones, it’s nice to be able to map where you’ve been and the speed (or not!) that you walked at. I’ve two walks to share … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

After a very wet May we’ve so far had lovely weather in June, warm (even hot!) and sunny. The garden seems to change every time I go out. I’ve been doing lots of weeding and planting today – I keep … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

These three week cycles seem to come round awfully quick, or is that just a sign of age! Anyway, three weeks ago I had just started my seaside quilt, it’s by the same designer as the cottage garden quilt (Kathryn … Continue reading

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A Christmas Dress for Violet

The theme for the fourth round of the Great British Sewing Bunny was patchwork. Right up my street you might have thought but I was surprisingly uninspired, I nearly didn’t enter, I think I was overthinking it a bit, patchwork … Continue reading

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On a Roll

I’m trying to keep my New Year Resolution of making up the cross-stitch smalls as I stitch them, so far so good. However I still have a couple waiting to be made up so whilst I was in a finishing … Continue reading

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A Little Sunshine

This one was a pretty quick make, I started stitching on Thursday as I waited for my physio appointment, finished it on Sunday, and made it up yesterday. It’s another facebook destash pattern!! The pattern is an old one (2008) … Continue reading

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Wednesdays Wander Round the Garden

Every time I go out in the garden there seems to be something new appearing, the mixture of sunshine and rain has brought lots of growth. The first iris flower has opened. I’ve quite a few irises, both the bearded … Continue reading

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A Barts Bunny

I trained as a nurse back in the 1980’s at Barts, otherwise known as St Bartholomews in London. I have to admit that one reason I chose to train there was that I liked the uniform!! When many hospitals were … Continue reading

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