Tag Archives: Free Motion Machine Embroidery

…and then there were three!

They always say if you hear a mouse in your house then there’s definitely more than one, I’ve now made another two mice, well pictures of them anyway! Over the summer Andrea from Raggedy Ruff Designs was selling various odd … Continue reading

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A Handsome Pheasant.

On Sunday I posted about my pheasant block, this is a kit from Raggedy Ruff Designs, I’ve quite a few waiting to be stitched. I only started it on Saturday evening, so by Sunday I’d made the background block, cut … Continue reading

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Three Heads for a Pheasant

I’ve got a bit behind in my posting this week, I seem to have a few projects on which are not necessarily that interesting in the half way stage, like the white blouse I’ve been making. Hopefully this coming week … Continue reading

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Raggdy Ruff-a-long

I’m trying to make some inroads into my stash of kits, particularly the ones by Raggedy Ruff, they’re gorgeous but they do still intimidate me a bit! So to motivate myself a bit I’m posting about one every three weeks, … Continue reading

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I have two stitch-a-longs on a three weekly cycle, an embroidery one and a hand quilting one. I’ve decided on the Sunday in between I’m going to do a post on a quilt kit. To begin with these are going … Continue reading

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Grasses and Flowers Workshop

A couple of months back I spotted a course run by Jo Hill which looked rather interesting. With so many teachers going on line it does make for a lot more opportunities to attend workshops, whilst there is something special … Continue reading

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Dancing Round my Spring Wreath

This week I finally settled down and stitched the last part of my Spring Wreath quilt, this is a Block of the Month (BOM) by Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs and it has been amazing to do. I fell … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Windows

Last week I stitched a piece for a travelling sketchbook from my Embroiderers Guild. The theme of the book was windows, I had my usual perusal through Pinterest and saw a couple of embroideries of stained glass windows. I love … Continue reading

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A Woodland Spring Wreath

I’ve just started the border of my Woodland Spring Wreath quilt, this is a BOM by Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs, it’s quite exciting as it’s all starting to come together. There’s several short lengths of patchwork and two … Continue reading

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Just Take a Deep Breath…

Just take a deep breath and stitch, she said, so I did! I’m so excited about my Spring Wreath BOM, I’ve just finished the first block and I’m well chuffed with it! This is a block of the month quilt … Continue reading

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