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Cross stitching, a new shawl and an award!

Hi everyone, I have started a new cross stitch this week and caught up with stitching mini cats from my calendar patterns. I love Country Cottage Needleworks, in particular this pretty pattern that I have… View Post

Christmas stitching

Hi everyone, I thought i was about time I returned to stitching these Christmas ornaments, I lost interest in them for a while because I needed some more beads to trim the edges. The pattern… View Post

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Hi everyone, hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year, we had a quiet time in our home in France snuggled by the log fire, which we love.… View Post

Home of a Needleworker and knitting finished!

Hi everyone, I am so pleased I managed to finish Little House Needleworks Home of a Needleworker, the colours are so pretty and I really enjoyed stitching it. I am going to put it with… View Post

September and October pillows finished.

Hi everyone, better late than never I suppose, I started to make both designs into a pillow this morning and I have just finished them! Yay!!!I am so pleased to have them completed, I am… View Post

Hermione Granger bag finished and giveaway winner announced!

Hi everyone, here she is!!!! Ooooo I do love this cross stitch pattern!!! I made her into a nice sized project bag, it measures 11″ tall by 11.5″ wide, at first I was going to… View Post

My gift arrived at its destination and a shop update!

Hi everyone, the gift I sent to my blogging friend has arrived at its destination, yay!  Here is the gift I sent my blogging friend Kim from Wisdom with Needle and Thread blog, it has… View Post

Hermione Granger cross stitch and the bees have landed!

Hi everyone, the bees have landed! Don’t you just love bees? I do, especially on fabric. I have been quite busy this last few weeks doing various projects, the first was a gift I sent… View Post

July and Boo pillows finished

Hi everyone, I was pleased to get the July pillow finished, I am loving the red fabric I just happened to have in my stash, I was initially convinced I would struggle with finding the… View Post

All about the owls and July work in progress.

Hi everyone, I love owls! Another accident! I cheered myself up this week stitching these owl projects after an accident I had in the garden last week.  You know how your mind can be on… View Post