Category Archives: Stitch-a-long

Staying Home Quilt

I’ve stitched another two blocks from the Love & Hugs SAL on facebook, there’s a 6″ block being released every day, so I’m just printing off the patterns and stitching when I can. I’ve discovered there will be sixteen patterns … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

It’s always worth looking for the silver lining when you’re in a cloud! Whilst so many of us are in a lockdown situation there are others who are designing things for us to stitch, keeping our hands and our minds … Continue reading

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Harold the Hare

It’s three weeks since I shared my finished Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it still gives me a warm glow when I see it in our bedroom! I’ve decided my next two projects here need to be my UFO’s. Last year … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL

I’ve just finished this month’s stitching for the Anthea SAL by Faby Reilly. The stitch-a-long is of a flower themed design for each month, you can either stitch them into one big picture or individually. I’m doing them individually, but … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

I still can’t quite believe I’m writing this, it’s just over twelve months since I started my Finery of Nature and it’s time for a very Happy Dance!!! I’ve actually finished it! It’s a Dimensions kit I got from the … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL Book

I’m stitching the Anthea Calendar this year, it’s a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly. Each month we get a design which includes a seasonal flower, I’ve decided to double my workload by making it into a textile book with a facing … Continue reading

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A Faby Fest for February

I was thinking about which cross-stitch smalls to put on display for February, last year it was all lovey-dovey ones for Valentines Day, but we have our wedding anniversary in March so most of them stay out for next month … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

These three weeks seem to fly by, last time I showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch I was skipping merrily round the room having completed the third quarter… It took me a while to get going on this final … Continue reading

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Zen Enlightenment SAL

Last year I started a SAL by Tempting Tangles called Enlightenment. The patterns are released every two weeks and there’s still another two patterns to go but I’ve finished it!! Last time I showed it to you I was here… … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL

My plan this year was that I wasn’t going to do any stitch-a-longs or quilt-a-longs, I was just going to do projects I already had in the pipeline! Then Faby Reilly released details of her next stitch-a-long, the Anthea Calendar, … Continue reading

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