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Freebie Friday – Lavender Cross Stitch pattern and a revived pattern from 2010

Hi everyone, its Freebie Friday! Once February arrives I always start to think of Spring and Summer and think about the flowers that will soon be in our gardens, so here is my first Summer… View Post

Tea for Two blog hop

Hi everyone, its Tea for Two blog hop day! This blog hop was organised by the lovely ladies Mdm Samm at Sew we Stitch , Cori from Creativity amongst Chaos ,  and Mary http://needledmom.blogspot.com/  who organised us… View Post

Winner of MIni Cat giveaway announced and May mini cat stitched.

Hello everyone, I have been stitching my mini cats again and today I announce the winner of the mini cat giveaway. The winner is……………  Christine from The Alchymyst’s Study Congratulations Christine, please email me so… View Post

A box for my sister

Hi everyone, it was my sister’s birthday this week so I decided to make this box as a keepsake gift.We always joke that when we are very old and grey we will sit in our… View Post

My exchange to Carol has arrived and other stitching news.

Hi everyone, my exchange to Carol of Stitching Dreams Blog has finally arrived at it’s destination and I am pleased to say that Carol loves what I sent to her.  I usually post on Sunday… View Post

Beautiful exchange received from Carol.

Hi everyone, thankyou so much for all of your lovely  comments on my last post. This week I was finishing my exchange gift for Carol at Stitching Dreams Blog and the postman arrived with a… View Post

Cross stitch finishing ideas for Needlebook, Covered box, Strawberry scissor fob and bottle cap pincushion

Would you like some cross stitch finishing ideas? I hope you like my embroidered covered box with accessories, including needlebook, scissor fob and bottle cap pincushion,  the box was supposed to be part of an… View Post

A pink cross stitched gift set

Hi everyone, here is my latest creation, a pink cross stitched sewing case with matching accessories using my free parasol pattern. I love making these little sets, the needlebook has a cute butterfly button and… View Post

Toblerone Needleset – Part One of the Tutorial available now.

Hi everyone, Part One of the tutorial for the Edwardian Toblerone Needleset is now available  on my finishing blog. Enjoy!  Best Wishes and Happy Stitching. Lynn B View Post

Cross stitched box finally finished!

       Hi everyone, I have finally finished the cross stitched Peacock Box – at last!  You can see how to make a box like this if you check out my tutorials blog. The pattern… View Post