Tag Archives: cross-stitch

Lavender Sachet

I’ve finally got round to finishing the third pattern I’d down-loaded from Faby Reilly’s Lavender range. I stitched the card and the lavender bag for my mum for Mother’s Day, I was planning to make the sachet,┬átogether with a padded … Continue reading

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Little School Sampler

Two weeks in and I’ve got my first finish of 2017! One of my Christmas presents from my in-laws this year was a beautiful embroidery kit from the Cross-Stitch Guild. I started it on Boxing Day when we were staying … Continue reading

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The Little School Sampler

One of my Christmas┬ápresents this year was a gorgeous cross-stitch kit from my in-laws. It’s called The Little School Sampler and it’s designed by Jane Greenoff. I just love the subtle colours and also the way she uses lots of … Continue reading

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Mistletoe Humbug

A few days ago I started a little cross-stitch project for Christmas, I like to have something small and portable on the go so I can pop it in my bag if I’m going away or somewhere with a lot … Continue reading

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Summer in the Dales

Another finish! We’ve got a wasp problem at home at the moment, this may not seem relevant to my sewing but it is actually impacting rather a lot as they seem to have chosen my sewing room as their preferred … Continue reading

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Slow-Stitching Sunday

It’s Slow Stitching Sunday over on Kathy’s Quilts, celebrating all things hand-stitched, I’ve been making steady progress with my stitching this week, both hand and machine. I’m trying to get a few finishes under my belt at the moment, I … Continue reading

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Stitching in the Dales

I’ve been making slow but steady progress over the last couple of weeks on my cross-stitch box. It’s a kit by Nutmeg Designs for a small box with a lift off lid. What I particularly liked about this one was … Continue reading

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Cross-stitch on the move!

I went down to London on Monday for a study day at Harefield Hospital, I packed a little cross-stitch kit in my handbag to keep myself amused! I started it last week, it’s cross-stitch box called Summer in the Dales … Continue reading

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Happy Dance Time!

Well I had a very successful day at Otley show yesterday. Last year I won the Eric Walton Cup for the most points in the handicraft section for the first time (having entered things for over 25 years!) This year … Continue reading

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Periwinkle Box

This afternoon I’ve been putting together my Periwinkle Box. I completed all the cross-stitch last weekend, all that was left to do was the actual construction of the box. The Periwinkle Box is a kit from The Nutmeg┬áCompany which is … Continue reading

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