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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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