Tag Archives: Faby Reilly Designs


Last year I took part in a stitch-a-long called Lizzie SAL by Faby Reilly, it was a beautiful sewing wallet with lisianthus flowers decorating it inside and out. This years SAL is called the Zoe SAL, I still haven’t worked … Continue reading

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From QR to SAL

I didn’t know what a QR code was until last week, well I knew what they were, I just didn’t know they had a name! A QR code is one of those funny little square codes for scanning that pop … Continue reading

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Quick and Slow Stitching

A couple of weeks ago Faby Reilly released a free pattern for Valentine’s Day, a very cute little heart. I love Faby’s cross-stitch designs, having stitched quite a few now. I nearly didn’t stitch it, thinking I’ve done a few … Continue reading

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Christie SAL

I’ve just finished the fourth and final Christmas cross-stitch from Faby Reilly’s Christie Stitch-a-long. It’s a beautiful design of a heart shaped wreath. The designs are all designed as Christmas cards but I chose to make them into little Christmas … Continue reading

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A Pair of Christmas Smalls

I’ve just finished the third of the Christmas cross-stitch designs from Faby Reilly’s Christie stitch-a-long. These were the first two… This time the design was a gorgeous Christmas tree. Faby’s designs are using soft muted colours (the star above is … Continue reading

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Christie SAL 2

I’ve just finished the second part of Faby Reilly’s Christmas stitch-a-long. She’s releasing a design every two weeks, they’re Christmas card size but I’m making them into decorations. The designs are gorgeous, this was the first one… I changed the … Continue reading

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Christie SAL

I tried to resist the Christie SAL, honest!  I’m not exactly short of things to do! The designs are by Faby Reilly and every two weeks the pattern for a Christmas card is being released, there are four altogether. I … 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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Poppies in the garden

It’s time for a little happy dance! I’ve just finished my poppies humbug. It’s a design by Faby Reilly I started it in mid April, it’s been my ‘borrowed time’ project, 10 minutes here and there whilst doing other things!. Some … Continue reading

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Poppies Humbug

My poppies are growing! This is a design by Faby Reilly, when it’s stitched together it makes a triangular humbug shape.This is where I was last time I showed you… This is my borrowed time project, I usually have something … Continue reading

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