Category Archives: Serendipity

Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I’ve been working hard in the garden over the Easter weekend, but I haven’t managed to do any gardening, I’ve been doing a bit of woodwork instead. I rather enjoy doing basic carpentry for the garden, I’ve made several obelisks … Continue reading

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Slowly Does It Down the Rabbit Hole HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, I was hoping to be onto the next border by now but as usual life and other sewing projects got in the way. I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Book Review

I’ve read two books over the last few weeks, one I’ve had for many years, the second was bought in the last couple of years. As they are on the same subject, a biography and an autobiography, I thought it … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

We’ve been pretty busy in the garden over the last couple of weeks, I say ‘we’ as when my OH offered to help sort out the compost area last weekend I nearly bit his hand off! He loves the garden, … Continue reading

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March Smalls

It’s the first day of a new month today so I’ve changed over my display of cross-stitch smalls. Last month was predominantly Valentine themed ones, some of these have stayed as it’s our 12th wedding anniversary on the 17th March. … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbooks on the Move

The latest Travelling Sketchbook project at my Embroiderers Guild starts tomorrow. We were given an A5 sketchbook last month and it has to be ready to swop tomorrow. It seemed ages off but all of a sudden I had two … Continue reading

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A Bird in the Hand..

I’ve got two embroidery projects on the go at the moment, well actually I’ve got three, but one is my new stitch-a-long piece so you’ll have to wait til tomorrow to see that one. At one of the big shows … Continue reading

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A Trio of Smalls

I was going to call this post a Trio of Love, but I thought that sounded a little smutty, then again a Trio of Smalls could be minimalistic packing for a weekend away! Anyway, titles apart, I’ve just finished three … Continue reading

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A Fluffle of Love

I’ve just finished my first quilt of the year and I’ve called it A Fluffle of Love… I’m going to become a Great Aunt in the next few weeks, it makes me feel very old as I had a Great … Continue reading

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The Golden Thread

I’m trying to read more this year, it’s one of my Nineteen for 19 challenges, so when I saw an interesting book just before Christmas I dropped a big hint that it was on my wish list! As it’s all … Continue reading

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