Tag Archives: cross-stitch

A Couple of Pages

At our last Embroiderers Guild meeting in February, when meeting up with friends was still the norm, we started another Travelling Sketchbook project. This is where everyone has an A5 sketchbook, chooses a theme, makes the first entry, and then … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

What a year to make a stitch diary!! I’ve just managed to finish the facing page for my Anthea textile book. This is the stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly, as well as stitching the design I’m also making a wordplay for … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL

I’ve just finished this month’s stitching for the Anthea SAL by Faby Reilly. The stitch-a-long is of a flower themed design for each month, you can either stitch them into one big picture or individually. I’m doing them individually, but … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

I still can’t quite believe I’m writing this, it’s just over twelve months since I started my Finery of Nature and it’s time for a very Happy Dance!!! I’ve actually finished it! It’s a Dimensions kit I got from the … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL Book

I’m stitching the Anthea Calendar this year, it’s a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly. Each month we get a design which includes a seasonal flower, I’ve decided to double my workload by making it into a textile book with a facing … Continue reading

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Anthea Calendar SAL

Last month I started the latest SAL from Faby Reilly, it’s called the Anthea SAL and it’s a sort of flower calendar, it can be stitched as one big picture or twelve little ones. I decided to do them individually … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

These three weeks seem to fly by, last time I showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch I was skipping merrily round the room having completed the third quarter… It took me a while to get going on this final … Continue reading

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Zen Enlightenment SAL

Last year I started a SAL by Tempting Tangles called Enlightenment. The patterns are released every two weeks and there’s still another two patterns to go but I’ve finished it!! Last time I showed it to you I was here… … Continue reading

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Anthea SAL

My plan this year was that I wasn’t going to do any stitch-a-longs or quilt-a-longs, I was just going to do projects I already had in the pipeline! Then Faby Reilly released details of her next stitch-a-long, the Anthea Calendar, … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s time for a mini happy dance again as I’ve just finished another quarter of my Finery of Nature Dimensions kit. I think I’m getting a bit quicker the nearer to the end I get, this quarter took just over … Continue reading

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