Tag Archives: Catbells

Peppermint Purple SAL

I’ve just caught up with the Peppermint Purple SAL, this is a blackwork sampler stitch-a-long which lasts all year, one block a week, we have just completed week 30! I find it easier to do several at a time as … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

One of the embroidery projects I’m doing at the moment is a blackwork SAL by Peppermint Purple. It’s a freebie which lasts all year, one block each week. Rather than using her suggested colours I’m making life tricky by creating … Continue reading

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Community Stitch Challenge

Last week I completed the first Community Stitch Challenge from Textile Artist with my portrait of James and Helen walking along the beach… This week the workshop was by Merrill Comeau,, she’s a very interesting lady and her challenge was … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL

So far I’m managing to keep up to date with my black-work stitch-a-long. It’s a free one by Peppermint Purple and a new block is released each Wednesday. It’s a few weeks since I posted about it so there’s enough … Continue reading

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Peppermint Purple SAL 2021

Four weeks in to this SAL and I’m up to date, though I still haven’t started my borders, mainly because I still haven’t quite decided on colours. This is the free stitch-a-long by Claire of Peppermint Purple, there’s two layouts, … Continue reading

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Stitching4thesoul SAL

I started the ‘stitching 4 the soul’ project very late in the day, I think it ran over the first lockdown. It was organised by Anne Brook of Hanne-made, her videos are still on Youtube together with the subsequent Christmas … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

OK, I’ve checked and the photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar for yesterday is definitely┬á Climb, so here’s another collection of photos ! As most of you know, my favourite fell to climb is Catbells, it’s only little at 1480 … Continue reading

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Transport; Running Late!

I’ve just realised I didn’t press the publish button for this post, it was meant to be posted 10 days ago!! As I’ve written it I may as well show you it anyway ­čÖé It’s Friday Photo time again, this … Continue reading

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Signed Tealed & Posted!

Over Christmas I managed to finish the centre block for Kate Chiconi’s Signed, Sealed & Delivered quilt which will be auctioned to raise money for Ovarian Cancer research. It was only when I was checking back through e-mails trying to … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbook goes on my Favourite Walk

I’ve been concentrating this week on my entry for the Travelling Sketchbook, I stitched Catbells first, this is my embroidery of Catbells with the reflection on Derwentwater; For the facing page I wanted some kind of map showing my favourite … Continue reading

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