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Sky high

This weeks photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar is Skyhigh, I kept my self busy with cross-stitch during long skyhigh flights to Australia, I even recorded our altitude on my stitch sampler… I love looking at the clouds and the … Continue reading

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Holiday Stitching

Yes, I’ve another bit of holiday stitching to show you! Last week I shared photos of the first half of my holiday along the coast of Australia between Adelaide and Sydney… We actually finished our drive at Kiama, a beach … Continue reading

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…and Crosses

During the first week of our holiday we drove from Adelaide to Sydney, travelling along the stunning scenery of the Great Ocean Road. In the evenings I would do a little stitching whilst we chatted over a glass of wine. … Continue reading

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Knots and Crosses

Over on Pintangle Sharon has started a new series of TAST, 100 stitches to learn with one released each Tuesday. I’ve based my stitch sampler on the last TAST list so I’ve been trying to do the ‘Beyond TAST’ where … Continue reading

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Running Away with Running Stitch

Well who would have thought I could stitch a whole page just on running stitch, that simple little stitch I learnt on binca as a three year old! Like many simple things in life, I think it’s simplicity makes it … Continue reading

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TAST Stitch Sampler Book

A couple of months ago I started a stitch sampler book, I’d recently discovered TAST (Take a Stitch Tuesday) over on Pintangle where Sharon has an amazing stitch dictionary. She’s made a collection of 100 stitches from this and the … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Day

Happy Yorkshire Day everyone! August 1st is Yorkshire Day, a day when we celebrate what a fantastic county we live in. It was actually started back in 1975 as a protest against the local government reorganisation when the county boundaries … Continue reading

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Buttonholes and Blankets

It was Craft Club afternoon with my WI on Friday, we usually just take our own projects and enjoy stitching and chatting with of course a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. I decided to start another … Continue reading

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Feather Stitch Sample

Earlier this week I started a new, long-term project, a stitch sample textile book.  I’m working through the TAST (Take a Stitch Tuesday) list of 100 stitches on Pin Tangle and adding any extra’s I come across. I’m stitching a … Continue reading

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