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Cross Stitch progress

A quick stitchy update. I managed to get some more stitching done on my project before Christmas got underway and then everything went on hold for Christmas and then my brother and his girlfriend visited for a couple of days too. It's been a lovely week but here is the progress since last time: I… Continue reading Cross Stitch progress

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Sal Update

I've gotten quite a lot of cross stitching done these last three weeks and its time to share my progress with you as part of our SAL. The stitch a long is a group who posts their progress every third Sunday. We all do our own projects so its really fun to see what each… Continue reading Sal Update

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Cross Stitch SAL update

Hello everyone, it's time for another update¬†on my cross stitching. Last time around I showed you another pin cushion finish but this time it's back to my Peter pan quote. Most of this stitching actually got done before I left for holiday as I've been feeling quite ill since being back. But there is lots… Continue reading Cross Stitch SAL update

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My First Quilt – The Beginning

Having finished my table runner I decided to dive straight in to starting my quilt. The plan originally was 3 different blocks of each of the six patterned fabrics I've chosen. Each of which would be sashed in white and then joined and bordered in white too (or maybe bordered in yellow or navy if… Continue reading My First Quilt – The Beginning

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Getting into Quilting

This is going to be my year of quilting. I'm going to make my first quilt. I got everything I need for Christmas. The plan was to start straight off having 'practiced' on my table mats. In reality, I didn't do as much quilting on the table mats as I wanted to as I ran… Continue reading Getting into Quilting