Category Archives: Serendipity

Stitch-a-long 1

Having finally finished my stump work and silk ribbon embroidery last month,it was  time to choose a new project to share. Now I’ve got three major projects in mind from a single copy of Inspirations magasine but I decided to … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Nativity

On Saturday I went with a WI friend for a fabulous day at Alma House on a workshop making a stained glass nativity. Alma House is our WI federation’s office in Ripon. We were all very different levels of experience, … Continue reading

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Down The Rabbit Hole; Hand Quilt-a-long 1

Kathy, from Living In A Rapid City has just decided to start a hand quilt-a-long, a celebration of any kind of hand quilting, it sounds like just what I need to keep me going with my Down the Rabbit Hole … Continue reading

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Flower Lattice SAL 18

I can’t quite believe it’s time for another happy dance!!! I have been working on this embroidery since last September, a long time for me! Hope you’re sitting comfortably with a cup of tea, as there is a link to … Continue reading

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Fold and Stitch Christmas Wreath

Last autumn one of the quilting facebook pages I follow was full of beautiful Christmas wreaths made from a pattern by Poor House Quilts, I thought they were gorgeous but I knew I didn’t have time to start making one … Continue reading

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Lizzie Stitching Wallet

It’s happy dance time again, Snoopy is certainly getting his excercise at the moment as I seem to have a few finishes all at once! I started this stitch-a-long back in early summer, it’s organised by Faby Reilly, all we … Continue reading

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Chanel Jacket Course Day 2

On Saturday it was the second (and final) day of our Chanel Jacket course at the Yorkshire School of Sewing. Anne came down the day before and we spent the evening finishing off our homework and comparing notes! By the … Continue reading

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Nelly’s Parade

It’s happy dance time on Nelly’s Parade! I have finally finished the elephant quilt for my daughter Helen, it’s only about 12 months since she asked me! Last week I set too and finished the quilting, which as usual (for … Continue reading

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Project 70273

Today it’s #Global Block Day where hopefully lots of people around the world are making blocks for the 70723 Project. This is the brainchild of Jeanne Hewell Chambers, she is making quilts made of blocks which simply have two red … Continue reading

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Chanel Jacket Homework

I’ve just about finished my homework for the Chanel Jacket course I’m doing at the Yorkshire School of Sewing. Day one was two weeks ago when basically fittings and toiles were checked and all the layers were cut out and … Continue reading

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