Tag Archives: embroidery

Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

I’m enjoying making the Cottage Garden Quilt, the pattern is in a book of the same name by Kathryn Whittingham, it’s so pretty. Three weeks ago I’d just finished the first two blocks of the bottom row… I’m stitching the … Continue reading

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Stitching 4 the Soul SAL

This week I turned my attention back to my #stitching4thesoul book. I started this in the summer, already late to the party and then got waylaid. Luckily it’s all on YouTube. It’s a stitch-a-long organised by Anne Brooke who lives … Continue reading

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My Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my cottage garden quilt, so it’s time for an update. This is the quilt designed by Kathryn Whittingham, she has published a book with all the patterns and instructions in. I’m throughly enjoying … Continue reading

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Stitching 4 the Soul Book

During the summer I discovered Anne Brook (designer of Harold the Hare) had started an on-line SAL called Stitching 4 the Soul, I was very late in starting, but better later than never! All the tutorials are on YouTube, I … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

I’m enjoying making this quilt so much, it’s a design by Kathryn Whittingham and all the instructions and patterns are in a book, called, unsurprisingly, The Cottage Garden Quilt. The instructions are great, leaving lots of room to make it … Continue reading

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Dancing to Bethlehem

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Bethlehem embroidery, I was still prevaricating over the filling in designs round the spirals and I was still only half way round the outer border… Well it was the first thing … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

It’s a while since I last checked how I was doing with my 2020 Vision, I’ve just looked back and it was May – doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun!! As we are now three quarters of the way … Continue reading

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Wild Twinchies

Over the summer Sandra, who blogs at Wild Daffodil, started making twinchies. Twinchies are two inch squares of fabric which can then be embellished as you want. It’s surprising how much you can fit on a two inch square! Sandra … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Embroidery SAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my Bethlehem embroidery, this is the one I started at a workshop by Deborah Mullins at Fabbadashery last year. The design is inspired by the style of embroidery from Bethlehem. Deborah spent a … Continue reading

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Stitchbook Collective

In August I finally finished the last workshop in the Stitchbook Collective series by Helen Bellingham of Untangled Threads. It’s been a great experience and a huge learning curve as I tried techniques and products I’d never even heard of! … Continue reading

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