Tag Archives: cross-stitch

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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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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Zoe Goes on Holiday!

It’s a few weeks since I last shared my Zoe box with you, it’s a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly and I got a little bit behind, so it was one of the projects I took on holiday with me when … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, considering I’ve been away for most of two weeks, I thinks I’ve done pretty well! Three weeks ago I’d just started the nest on the second quarter… … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s three weeks since I shared my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, I’d just done a mini happy dance having completed the first quarter… As you can see I had just started the second quarter with a lily of the valley. … Continue reading

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Zoe Stitch-a-long

It’s about three or four weeks since I last showed you my Zoe box, it’s a stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly and the patterns are released every two weeks. This is usually plenty of time to stitch a section…unless you have … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it’s a Dimensions kit I spotted on the sales table at Embroiderers Guild. It was meant to be stitched on black aida but my eyes aren’t up … Continue reading

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Zoe SAL

I’ve just finished the second installment of the Zoe stitch-a-long by Faby Reilly, it’s going to be a box, we’re stitching the sides at the moment. We don’t know what the finished design is like, but having stitched quite a … Continue reading

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The Finery of Nature

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Finery of Nature cross-stitch, it’s a Dimensions kit which I’ve changed a little as I’m stitching it onto duck egg blue linen, rather than the black aida provided. This has meant … Continue reading

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