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Cross Stitch Update

First off I want to say thanks for all of the advice I got on my last cross stitch update. I've given a few of the ideas a go since then but I have to say it hasn't gone well. I tried back stitching in brown like a couple of you suggested, then green as… Continue reading Cross Stitch Update

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Cross Stitch SAL

I have - kind of - a finish to show you! I've done all the cross stitching that I'd planned to do. So without further ado here it is:  I have two questions now. 1) shall I fill in the words with white stitching to cover up the rather holey looking fabric or leave it… Continue reading Cross Stitch SAL

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Another mini finish

I have another small finish to show you all! I'm really quite enjoying having small projects on the go whilst I'm doing a large project, it's great to have some finished along the way. The Ravenclaw pin cushion that I had started for the last update is now done. Here it is fully stitched: I'm… Continue reading Another mini finish

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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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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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SAL update

After my rather disastrous update last time, I am very happy to say that my new project is going much better (so far!). Again, it's a pattern I've designed myself.It will say: "I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious" which is a quote by Einstein. Funny story time. I've had the idea… Continue reading SAL update

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Stitches All Over The Place (SAL)

It's cross stitch time again! Who am I kidding? It's always cross stitch time but, what I mean is, it's time to share our cross stitches again. As part of our stitchalong we share what we have done every three weeks, the links to all of the other wonderful stitchers taking part are at the… Continue reading Stitches All Over The Place (SAL)

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Life is a Game SAL

It's time for me to show you all what I've been working on these last few weeks. This is the first pattern that I have designed myself and I'm quite happy with it so far. I've finished the first go but I think I am going to go back and change the font I used… Continue reading Life is a Game SAL