Category Archives: Stitch-a-long

Jacquie Needlecase SAL

It’s happy dance time, though it nearly wasn’t as I was stitching until about 11pm last night to get it finished. This morning I managed to press it of sorts to make it look a little neater. Three weeks ago … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

I got a bit behind with my blackwork SAL, this is the one designed by Peppermint Purple with a block released each week, There is a recommended colour scheme which is rather nice, but I decided in January to make … Continue reading

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Jacquie Needlecase SAL

It’s getting quite exciting now with the Jacquie needlecase, we’ve got to the putting it together bit! Three weeks ago I was just about to start making wings for my dragonfly… The wings are made by over-stitching wire onto organza, … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

I got myself organised this week with my seaside quilt so I’ve made pretty good progress. This is the quilt from the book by Kathryn Whittingham, she’s the designer of the gorgeous Cottage Garden quilt which I made last year, … Continue reading

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Jacquie Needlecase SAL

These three week cycles of the SAL seem to fly by, I’m stitching the Jacquie needlecase by Faby Reilly, she’s releasing a new section every two weeks, last time I had just finished stitching the organza wing for the dragon … Continue reading

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Jacquie Needlecase SAL

These three week cycles seem to come round awfully quickly! Three weeks ago I’d just finished another section of this gorgeous stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly… At the beginning of this SAL Faby explained that there would be two levels of … Continue reading

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Finishings

I’m in a finishing sort of mood at the moment. I happened to look at the fabric folder where I keep quilt blocks waiting to be made up and embroideries waiting to be made into something and it’s bulging at … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve made pretty good progress on my Seaside quilt over the last three weeks, this is the quilt from the book by Kathryn Whittingham, the same designer as my gorgeous Cottage Garden quilt. I organised myself slightly differently this time … Continue reading

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Jacquie SAL

It’s time for an update on my Jacquie needlecase. This is a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly, a new section is released every two weeks, we’ve just completed section five. Three weeks ago I’d just finished a gorgeous dragonfly with lots … Continue reading

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Jacquie SAL

I’m now four parts in to the Jacquie SAL and I love it already! The pattern sections are released by the designer, Faby Reilly, every two weeks, as this SAL post is on a three week cycle, sometimes I’ll just … Continue reading

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