Category Archives: Smalls of the Month

A Robin Sings

I finished another cross-stitch small today. I’m trying to break my 2020 bad habit of completing a piece of stitching and then not doing anything with it! I started this one whilst I was in hospital between Christmas and New … Continue reading

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First Finish of 2021

Yesterday I finished off an embroidery I started just before Christmas. It is called a Strawberry Pot, it’s a kit by the Historic Needlework Guild which I bought for £3 from a Facebook destash page last year. I suspect it’s … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas…

I think I’ve finally got all my Christmas decorations up, it usually takes a couple of days to get them organised! In amongst the Christmas trees and the Father Christmases are my Christmas cross-stitch smalls. Some years I hang them … Continue reading

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A Square of Fudge

I mentioned yesterday that I had two cross-stitch finishes to share, so this is the second one, stitched over the last few days. A couple of weeks ago I finally got round to stitching November from the Joyful World SAL, … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Hour

A couple of years ago I started stitching the Joyful World series of cross-stitch designs. This was originally a free SAL on the Snowflower Diary website. I got as far as October and stopped – I think the month overtook … Continue reading

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Smalls of the month

It was June when I last showed you my seasonal display of cross-stitch smalls, I know because June’s smalls were still out a week ago! July and August went by in a bit of a blur with things going on … Continue reading

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June Smalls are Buzzing!

Where has this month gone, we’re a third of the way through already! So, here’s my cross-stitch smalls for the month… The Joyful World SAL one for June has a very cute bear with a bee hive. That gave me … Continue reading

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April Smalls

I changed all my cross-stitch smalls over today, I’ve got all my spring and Easter ones out, it almost doesn’t seem real that it’s nearly Easter already, but next weekend it’ll be here! It was nice to rummage through my … Continue reading

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Counting Sheep

I stitch for lots of reasons, I found over the last couple of weeks that a little cross-stitch helps to keep me calm, in the hours before my mum’s funeral I stitched, a couple of times I woke up at … Continue reading

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March Smalls

I’ve only just got round to changing my smalls display, partly because I was enjoying the Faby Reilly ones so much. However, as it’s over half way through March I decided it was time for a change. It’s our wedding … Continue reading

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