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Summer cross stitch, Seasons completed and new Etsy shop plans

Hi everyone, I have a cross stitch finish and news about my new Etsy shop. I have lots of photos below of my Summer project finish and I have completed the Winter pattern from the… View Post

British Craft Awards 2017 and stitching news

Hi everyone, I have always been a Prairie Schooler fan, I just love the cute designs, this one was a quick stitch that I took with me on the flight to England last week, the… View Post

Freebie Friday – Valentine Birdie

Hi everyone, its Freebie Friday so I thought I would stitch a quick Valentine project and give you the pattern! You can stitch this pretty quickly for Valentines Day or you can change the wording… View Post

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year, we visited England and travelled around a bit, we returned on Wednesday this week and we are very… View Post

Heaven and Earth stitching progress and socks finished!

Hi everyone, I have some progress to show on my Heaven and Earth work in progress, I love this pattern! She is gorgeous, don’t you think? I am stitching this on 18 count 2 threads… View Post

Sock knitting and a project bag

Hi everyone, here is the Jardin Prive sheep design finished into a project bag, I think I will be making many of these in various sizes! My first pair of socks Recently I have been… View Post

Gift for my husband

Hi everyone, I have never stitched anything for my husband until now. I thought this pattern was perfect for his birthday, I was not too sure about the colours but I stitched it anyway and… View Post

Christmas stitching, Jardin prive stitching and a thankyou!

Hi everyone, I have finished this little ornament for a little  Christmas gift for a family member. But before I talk about that, I would just like to say thankyou to everyone who left a… View Post

Random act of kindness, nominated for British Craft Award and a small giveaway!

Hi everyone,  here is the secret piece of stitching that I have been working on for the past year or so, tah dah!!!!! Stitching and good news Before I tell you about the Old Navy… View Post

Bookmark, heaven and earth design work in progress and stitching a freebie.

Hi everyone, here is my latest finish, a bookmark from Cross Stitch Collection Magazine August 2016. I have never made a bookmark before but I love the way this has turned out, the colours are… View Post