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First Cross Stitch Finish of 2017

I have a finish to show you! Not only did I manage to finish the stitching for my pin cushion, I also managed to actually finish the pin cushion. Here it is fully stitched and also fully finished. And some close ups: I'm really happy with it, I hashed the counting a little in that… Continue reading First Cross Stitch Finish of 2017

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Cross Stitch Sal Update

It's been another three weeks (what?!?) which means another post for our stitchalong. We've got a couple of new stichers joining in this time. Welcome! Amazingly I have managed to squeeze in some stitching around Christmas. I've manly been going back and adding back stitching (there's a lot of it!) and details which means it… Continue reading Cross Stitch Sal Update

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Cross Stitch Pin Cushion

I have done more stitching than last month but not as much as I wanted. Life got in the way and by that I mean making dozens of Christmas cards takes up a lot of time and energy! I started on the lovely Christmas ornament kit that Claire sent me as part of her giveaway.… Continue reading Cross Stitch Pin Cushion

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Cross Stitch Update

I haven't gotten much stitching done this month, I've been really busy with other things (mainly writing) bit I did manage to spend one afternoon making a little progress on my Slytherin pin cushion. Here's where I am now next to where I was when I shared with you in the last update: I'm really… Continue reading Cross Stitch Update

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Cross Stitching SAL

Last Sal I showed you my finished piece but I've got it in a frame now (I did it myself so its not very brilliantly done) and I thought I'd show you it again! If the frame looks familiar it's because I've only got one and they each take their turn in it for a… Continue reading Cross Stitching SAL

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It’s finally time to eat some cake

It's time for our stitchalongs three week post and I have a finished piece to show! Get the cake out:I'm going to be having some yummy lemon cake I think. How about the rest of you? What's your favourite cake? It's obviously not washed or ironed yet as you can see where its just come… Continue reading It’s finally time to eat some cake

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Stitchalong Update

I've managed to get quite a bit done since I last shared an update. Here's where I was last time and where I am now.I said that I wanted to aim to get the top right part finished and I managed that and a little bit more on the left side too. I might even finish it… Continue reading Stitchalong Update

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Let’s Eat Cake – SAL update

Cross stitch sharing time everyone. Gather round! (Can you tell I'm in a funny mood today?) I actually haven't done much cross stitching this month, heck, I haven't done much of any crafting this month. But I did manage to get some done over the last couple of days so I do have something to… Continue reading Let’s Eat Cake – SAL update

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Cross Stitch Update (SAL)

Time for another three week post of our Stitchalong. The links of everyone taking part are below and you should check out what awesome projects they are up to. Avis / Claire / Gun / Carole / Kate  / Wendy / Lucyanne / Sue / Constanze / Debbie / Christina / Kathy / Susan This is where I was last time… Continue reading Cross Stitch Update (SAL)

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Shop Logo (SAL update)

Since the last time I shared my cross stitching with you I've started a new project and finished it as well. It was only a small little thing. It's 2.5" wide on 22 count aida (yes i went back to the horrible fabric that I said I wouldn't use again but I didn't have any… Continue reading Shop Logo (SAL update)