Category Archives: Stitching my Garden

Stitching my Garden SAL

Three weeks ago it was happy dance time as I had just finished the second of three detailed embroideries for my garden book… …which means I’ve just got the Amber and Amethyst garden to do. It took me a while … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

It’s Happy Dance time! I’ve finally finished the embroidery of the summerhouse garden and I’m well chuffed with it. It’s taken me about six months but apart from the fact that there is a lot of stitching (and thinking time!) … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden

I’ve finished another page for my garden book, this one is made from two of the little embroideries I did, one is of a standard rose we have called Roald Dahl and the other is a length of roses to … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

I was hoping to have finished this area of the garden by now but I found there is a disadvantage in having a hedge (ish) of wild roses across the back of the garden, it takes forever to embroider!! I … Continue reading

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Magnolia Stellata

One of my favourite trees in the garden is my magnolia stellata, it’s dainty white flowers brave the early spring weather to put on an amazing display and their scent is beautiful too. When I started my garden textile book … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden SAL

Apologies for the late arrival of this post, I’ve been glossing all day! We’ve got two new settees arriving on Wednesday so I thought it would be a good idea to decorate the lounge beforehand. When I unexpectedly had a … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

I’m making progress with my embroidered garden project, I started this when I did the Stitch-a-garden zoom course by Nicky from The Stitchery. I’m stitching a textile book about my garden, this is the ‘map’ of the lawn area at … Continue reading

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Geraniums Galore

I do like geraniums, they’re undemanding plants that like my soil and shady spots, I’ve a few round the garden of differing sizes and colours. The magenta pink geranium in the photo below is geranium psilostemon. It got rather large … Continue reading

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Stitching my Garden SAL

The second big page for my garden book is finally come together, it’s a while from being finished but I’ve got into my stride with it now. When I first start a page like this the empty fabric does seem … Continue reading

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Stitch a Garden SAL

Happy New Year everyone, we’ve had a lovely Christmas and New Year shared with family and friends, nothing too raucous, just enjoying time together. I even managed to get some sewing done… I’ve managed a couple of evenings working on … Continue reading

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