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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve not made as much progress as I’d hoped over the last three weeks with my seaside quilt, mainly because I’ve been dress-making more as I’ve realized those four or five extra pounds I’ve put on during lockdowns have been … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

It’s happy dance time with my Leafy Tree embroidery. This is a design by Mary Corbet of Needle’n’Thread. It’s available in an e-book which I found worked really well for this project, I could print off the necessary pages but … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

These three week cycles seem to come round awfully quick, or is that just a sign of age! Anyway, three weeks ago I had just started my seaside quilt, it’s by the same designer as the cottage garden quilt (Kathryn … Continue reading

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The Leafy Tree SAL

It’s three weeks since I last posted about my Leafy Tree embroidery, this is a design by Mary Corbet of Needle ‘n’ Thread, it comes as an e-book which works pretty well, I’m not a lover of reading books or … Continue reading

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A Medieval Pincushion

This afternoon I cracked on and finished the flowery pincushion, yesterday when I posted I had two flowers left… I stitched the cone flower in bullion knots and the allium in irregular cross-stitch. It was nice to learn last night … Continue reading

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A Medieval Pincushion

We’ve just had a few days away in a little cottage in Northumberland, it’s the same cottage we went to last September,it’s an old railway cottage called Whistlestop in a little hamlet of Redesmouth, it’s relaxed and comfortable, well equipped … Continue reading

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Stitch wheel Sampler SAL

Last Thursday the final two sections of the stitch wheel were released, so over the weekend I managed to finish it. The final two were knotted blanket stitch and Quaker stitch. I didn’t get on with the knotted blanket stitch, … Continue reading

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Leafy Tree SAL

I’ve not spent a lot of time on my Leafy Tree recently, mainly because I’ve been concentrating on other projects so I could get a few finished – I’d reached that point of realising I had too many embroidery projects … Continue reading

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The Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

Well it’s happy dance time and I’ve got my best dancing shoes on as I love this quilt so much! It’s the Cottage Garden quilt from the book of the same name by Kathryn Whittingham. Three weeks ago when I … Continue reading

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Stitchwheel Sampler

I’m managing to keep up to date with my stitch wheel, the SAL sampler by Kathy Reavy. I’ve just realised that last time I posted about this SAL was the middle of March! At that point I’d just finished the … Continue reading

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