Tag Archives: Cross-stitch smalls

July Cross-stitch Smalls

I’m a bit late this month swapping my smalls over for the new month, but I’ve just chosen half a dozen cross-stitch smalls to decorate our sideboard for the rest of the month… In the garden at the moment we … Continue reading

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Two Bee or not Two Bee

Apologies for the title, I couldn’t resist it! Earlier this year I made my mum a cross-stitch small with a bee on it. We used to keep bees so it was a bit of a memory jogger too. She loved … Continue reading

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Smalls for June

This year I’ve been trying to have a seasonal display of cross-stitch smalls on display, so on the 1st of the month we have a change-over. I was thinking of a flowery theme this month, but when I pulled out … Continue reading

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Bees Knees

I’m rather partial to things with bees on, we used to keep bees and my mum has this theory (which I think i a load of twaddle!!) that my maiden name, Bickerdike, means beekeepers by the dyke! I made her … Continue reading

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Cross-stitch Smalls for May

It’s May already, this year seems to be flying by, or am I just getting older! With a new month comes a fresh display of cross-stitch smalls, I rather enjoy choosing designs appropriate for the time of year. This is … Continue reading

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April Smalls

It’s a new month and we’re not long into a new season as well, so I’ve a fresh set of cross-stitch smalls on display. I’m trying to keep it fairly seasonal so there is a lamb, a gosling and a … Continue reading

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Busy Bees

It’s my mum’s birthday tomorrow, I took her to a quilt show last month as an early birthday present, we had a great time looking at all the beautiful quilts on display and mooching around the stalls. This was our … Continue reading

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From QR to SAL

I didn’t know what a QR code was until last week, well I knew what they were, I just didn’t know they had a name! A QR code is one of those funny little square codes for scanning that pop … Continue reading

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Spring Smalls

A couple of weeks ago on facebook a cute cross-stitch design popped up, well it was an instant impulse buy! The design is by the French designer Dany Chevallier, it’s called Ambience Printaniere, which I think would translate as Spring … Continue reading

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A Fluffle and a Gaggle.

I’ve got five new smalls to show you, one new one and four recycled ones, a fluffle of rabbits and a gaggle of geese, oh and a sheep too… I started this cross-stitch about three weeks ago, I’d grabbed the … Continue reading

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