Tag Archives: Catbells

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¬† 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 ūüôā 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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Travelling Sketchbook visits Catbells

Over a year ago I happened to read about an international travelling sketchbook that was being organised by Anne Lawson in Australia, I love the idea of a sketchbook travelling around the world with people from lots of different countries … Continue reading

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Catbells is featuring quite a lot here at the moment, it is my favourite fell, but it is also on my mind because when the Sisterhood of The Travelling Sketchbook arrives I want to do something about the wonderful countryside … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbook

  This month at my Embroiderers Guild meeting Travelling Sketchbooks were launched. I only became aware of the concept of a Travelling Sketchbook a few months ago when I (rather rashly!!) volunteered to take part in ¬†one organised by artist¬†Anne … Continue reading

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I’ve just been down to the picture framers to collect a cross-stitch picture, I stitched it years ago but it resurfaced during my sort out. It’s only small and may seem a little unremarkable, but I am particularly proud of … Continue reading

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Leisure by W H Davies

I often think of this poem when walking with my friend, we have started doing a long distance walk each year, this year we walked half of the Bay2Bay walk, 100 miles from Grassington to Barrow in Furness. We take … Continue reading

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