Tag Archives: cross-stitch

Mid-month Resolutions Update: February 2016

It’s a good things it’s time to do my mid-month resolutions as I’m feeling a little lost at the moment. There’s a lot going on here with work, so much crafting to do, and there are also trolls skipping around … Continue reading

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Mr Sheep — A cross stitch finish!

Mr Sheep is finished! I introduced him to you in this post, and bought him in Cumbria Embroidery (link takes you to my review of that shop). He has been a ‘handbag’ project, which is why it has taken longer … Continue reading

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January 2016 WIPs – a lot of cross stitch!

Today I’m here to show you my January 2016 WIPs! This will largely focus on cross stitch, as my knitting WIPs have either ‘converted’ to FOs recently, or are in a state in which I can’t actually take a photograph of them! … Continue reading

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January 2016 Monthly Resolutions Update

I’m ready to review my January 2016 resolutions. I’m trying to be very organised this month, and I don’t know how well it’s going – I should probably be reviewing these every week, but there’s just too much work to do! … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Cross Stitch

You haven’t seen my dragonfly yet because I was trying to stick with the knitting and spinning theme, but I’m super proud of this one and can’t resist showing it off! The kit was one of the DMC 2015 Collection, and … Continue reading

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Durene Jones – cross stitch designer

Today I’d like to talk about Durene Jones. You may have never heard of her – until this morning, I hadn’t either. This post is a follow-up to my post from the other day about the hedgehog cross stitch that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hedgehog!

I have a finished object – a little hedgehog! Sorry, it’s not knitting, but cross stitch instead! I am still working on my knitting, but it’s all top secret at the moment as I am doing Christmas gifts…surprise, surprise. A … Continue reading

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Yarn Shops in Sydney

While in Sydney, the very first order of the day was to find yarn shops. We did not have long in the city – only two full days, in reality, so our time had to be carefully planned to make … Continue reading

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Towersey Festival – the Craft Fair

I’m back in London after a very successful Towersey Festival! I taught 12 people to spin, 2 of whom were children. A three year old girl had a go on my spinning wheel, I introduced a number of spinners to … Continue reading

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Plutonium Muffins at Towersey

Long-time readers of the blog will know about Towersey, a folk festival I’ve been going to for years. Located in Oxfordshire, this wonderful festival started in 1965, and each year gets bigger and better. I have always loved the vendors … Continue reading

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