Category Archives: Textile Books

Stitching 4 the Soul SAL

This week I turned my attention back to my #stitching4thesoul book. I started this in the summer, already late to the party and then got waylaid. Luckily it’s all on YouTube. It’s a stitch-a-long organised by Anne Brooke who lives … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

Over the weekend I finished stitching this month’s design for the Anthea Calendar, a SAL by Faby Reilly. Each month has a seasonal flower and I was wondering what November’s would be and it’s physalis. Physalis is otherwise known here … Continue reading

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A Square for October

I’ve two cross-stitch finishes to share with you, they’re both pretty quick makes so I stitched them over the weekend, finishing the last one just now… Firstly I stitched the wordplay for October. This will be opposite the colourful cyclamen … Continue reading

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Stitching 4 the Soul Book

During the summer I discovered Anne Brook (designer of Harold the Hare) had started an on-line SAL called Stitching 4 the Soul, I was very late in starting, but better later than never! All the tutorials are on YouTube, I … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

In the last couple of days I’ve finished the October design for the Anthea SAL by Faby Reilly. I would have finished it a few days before only I mislaid the dark maroon I needed for back-stitching the flowers, I … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

Last weekend I managed to stitch the wordplay for September to go with the autumn crocus design for the month. Once I get the design sorted it doesn’t usually take long to actually stitch as a lot of it is … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

Last weekend I managed to finish this month’s cross-stitch for the Anthea Calendar, this is the SAL by Faby Reilly with a seasonal flower design for each month. September’s was a delight to stitch, the flower is the autumn crocus, … Continue reading

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August Wordplay

Yesterday I finished the wordplay for my Anthea Calendar fabric book for August – just in time as the new design for September is due to be released tomorrow! This is the SAL by Faby Reilly, each month there is … Continue reading

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Stitchbook Collective

In August I finally finished the last workshop in the Stitchbook Collective series by Helen Bellingham of Untangled Threads. It’s been a great experience and a huge learning curve as I tried techniques and products I’d never even heard of! … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

I’ve just finished the August design for the Anthea Calendar SAL, this is the year long SAL by Faby Reilly with a suitable flower themed design for each month. They’re all beautiful! This month the flowers are lisianthus and hydrangeas. … Continue reading

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