Tag Archives: cross-stitch

A Bird in the Hand..

I’ve got two embroidery projects on the go at the moment, well actually I’ve got three, but one is my new stitch-a-long piece so you’ll have to wait til tomorrow to see that one. At one of the big shows … Continue reading

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February Smalls

Yesterday I changed my little display of cross-stitch smalls with the beginning of the new month.I’m rather enjoying putting together these little groups, deciding which can stay and which to change. They’re all together of a burr elm bowl, which … Continue reading

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A Trio of Smalls

I was going to call this post a Trio of Love, but I thought that sounded a little smutty, then again a Trio of Smalls could be minimalistic packing for a weekend away! Anyway, titles apart, I’ve just finished three … Continue reading

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My Bobbin Garden

I’ve just finished stitching Le Jardin de Bobines by Nathalie Cichon of Jardin Privee, I bought the pattern at the Festival of Quilts last year, I loved the colours and it brings together two of my loves, gardening and sewing! … Continue reading

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January Smalls

I rather like the idea of having a seasonal display of cross-stitch smalls. Now I’ve finally put the Christmas decorations away I decided it was a good time to start, hopefully this will become a regular monthly post. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Final Small of the Year!

A couple of years ago I was given a little cross-stitch kit, a pretty little chamomile flower, I felt it had quite a vintage feel to it with the general style of the design. When I opened it last week … Continue reading

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Giving and Receiving

From being very young I always tried to instill into my children the idea that handmade gifts were treasured, they always made presents for Grandparents and aunts etc, it might be a tray of mince pies, or a decorated matchbox. … Continue reading

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Tall Year Square Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Tall Square Year etui, it’s a design by Betsy Morgan published in Classic Inspirations last year. I had just finished the winter side so all four seasons were complete, it was … Continue reading

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A Pair of Smalls

I’m still waiting for my border material to arrive for the hummingbird quilt, I’m not very impressed as it is now apparently on it’s way from Malvern Quilt Festival to Duxford Quilt Festival, I may get it some time next … Continue reading

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Tall Square Etui SAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Tall Square Etui, I’ve made pretty good progress, so I’m almost ready for a mini happy dance! This is a design by Betsy Morgan which is in the Classic Inspirations magasine, … Continue reading

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