Category Archives: Smalls of the Month

September Smalls

I’ve realised I have a hole in my smalls! That is, I have a gap in the designs, I have nothing that’s autumn themed! I have spring in abundance, lots of summery ones, Christmas ones, Valentine ones, but no autumn … Continue reading

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August Smalls

I was a bit late this month arranging my selection of smalls for August, mainly because most of them were out on display anyway for the needlework part of my open garden and I hadn’t quite got round to putting … Continue reading

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July Cross-stitch Smalls

I’m a bit late this month swapping my smalls over for the new month, but I’ve just chosen half a dozen cross-stitch smalls to decorate our sideboard for the rest of the month… In the garden at the moment we … Continue reading

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Smalls for June

This year I’ve been trying to have a seasonal display of cross-stitch smalls on display, so on the 1st of the month we have a change-over. I was thinking of a flowery theme this month, but when I pulled out … Continue reading

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Bees Knees

I’m rather partial to things with bees on, we used to keep bees and my mum has this theory (which I think i a load of twaddle!!) that my maiden name, Bickerdike, means beekeepers by the dyke! I made her … Continue reading

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Cross-stitch Smalls for May

It’s May already, this year seems to be flying by, or am I just getting older! With a new month comes a fresh display of cross-stitch smalls, I rather enjoy choosing designs appropriate for the time of year. This is … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

With three months of 2019 already gone, it’s time for an update on my Nineteen for 19 challenge; 1 Scrap Quilt This will hopefully start this month as there’s a free quilt BOM I’m planning to make, just using my scraps … Continue reading

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April Smalls

It’s a new month and we’re not long into a new season as well, so I’ve a fresh set of cross-stitch smalls on display. I’m trying to keep it fairly seasonal so there is a lamb, a gosling and a … 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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Quick and Slow Stitching

A couple of weeks ago Faby Reilly released a free pattern for Valentine’s Day, a very cute little heart. I love Faby’s cross-stitch designs, having stitched quite a few now. I nearly didn’t stitch it, thinking I’ve done a few … Continue reading

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