Tag Archives: cross-stitch

Lots of Leaves

I’m just coming to the end of over three weeks off work, two weeks annual leave and then days off either end. It’s been lovely! I didn’t have anything planned, just sewing, gardening, walking, a bit of socialising, just enjoying … Continue reading

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September Smalls

I’ve realised I have a hole in my smalls! That is, I have a gap in the designs, I have nothing that’s autumn themed! I have spring in abundance, lots of summery ones, Christmas ones, Valentine ones, but no autumn … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Finery of Nature cross-stitch with you and if I say so myself, I’ve made pretty good progress! Three weeks ago I was still deliberating over the colour of the back-stitching on the … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with the SALs

I’ve got two cross-stitch stitch-a-longs on the go, each releases a new section of the pattern every two weeks, luckily not on the same day! I’m just about managing to keep up with them both, along with everything else! Life … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Finery of Nature cross-stitch and if I say so myself, I’ve made pretty good progress! Three weeks ago this is where I was… I’ve now finished the cross-stitch on the last bit … Continue reading

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August Smalls

I was a bit late this month arranging my selection of smalls for August, mainly because most of them were out on display anyway for the needlework part of my open garden and I hadn’t quite got round to putting … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves, Trees and Fudge

I’ve just got up to date with both the cross-stitch-a-longs I’m doing (seemed a good idea at the time!!) I’m just in time as the next part for the Zoe SAL is published tomorrow. The Zoe Box is a stitch-a-long … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Finery of Nature cross-stitch with you. It’s a Dimensions kit with a different picture in each quarter, I’m stitching a nest of eggs and a dragonfly at the moment, three weeks ago … Continue reading

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Nerdy Needlecase

My boss told me I needed to get a life when she asked me what I was stitching one morning before work – a needlecase with different pages for different needles! Needless to say she’s not a sewer! I’ve been … Continue reading

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R is for Reading and Red Robbins!

A few months ago a friend visited and brought a large bag full of crafty things, they belonged to her mum, who is now well into her 90’s and no longer wants them. There was all sorts of goodies in … Continue reading

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