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Golden Stitching (SAL)

After all that testing last time I finally got back to some real stitching and I have to say I am soooo happy with how the gold looks on the project. I chose to use the Kreinik #4 braid in the end (Japan Gold) as it just looked the best to me. It is the… Continue reading Golden Stitching (SAL)

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Cross Stitch SAL – Back to Christmas

Another cross stitch update for you. I'm going back to the Christmas cross stitch because I have reached a mini milestone Here is where I was last time I shared: And here it is now: All of those snowflakes are now done! Hallelujah!!! Well, the falling ones anyway. I still have a row of the… Continue reading Cross Stitch SAL – Back to Christmas

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And now for something completely different…

Before anyone worries, I haven't abandoned my Christmas cross stitch, but I've been working on it since August and I needed a break. There's only so long you can stay interested in stitching white on red and apparently my limit is 6 months! I did do a few more of the snowflakes but it's started… Continue reading And now for something completely different…

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SAL Update #1561315

I have a crafty update for you all! It's been three weeks since I last shared my cross stitch with you so here's is my progress for the stitch a long. Here's where I was upto up until this point: I've started on the next bit up from where I began. Three of the five… Continue reading SAL Update #1561315

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OOoh we’re half way there… (SAL)

it's time to share my cross stitching progress with you all again. I've actually got a lot done since the last time despite the fact that for over half of the time I've been ill with a very sore neck but anyway here it is next to last time. Just the gold to add in… Continue reading OOoh we’re half way there… (SAL)

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Cross Stitch Update

Time for another update, and to be honest I did most of this right at the start of the month and haven't stitched on it since because I've been focusing all my time on writing for NaNoWriMo. But I do have progress to show you. Here's last time and then now: I got that Scandinavian-ish… Continue reading Cross Stitch Update

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Cross Stitching Along

It's been three weeks since my last cross stitch update which means another post for the stitchalong. Time just flies sometimes but I did manage to get a lot done since last time. I finished the Gryffindor pin cushion that I shared with you last time. Here it is all finished up. The design is… Continue reading Cross Stitching Along

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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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Cross Stitch SAL update

Exciting milestone alert! No I haven't finished a piece but I have finished a section of a piece. The first leaf is done! (as well as a couple little forays north with the left over threads) And I've moved onto doing a little of the green leaves at the bottom too. Here's where I was… Continue reading Cross Stitch SAL update

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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