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Boo Halloween cross stitch and Love to Read

Hi everyone, here is my latest cross stitch design, Boo Halloween, I do hope you like it! I am not sure yet how I am going to finish it but I am pleased with how… View Post

Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

Cat Cross stitch pattern I have finished stitching the snowy mini cat cross stitch pattern and played around with perforated paper to make the decoration on the side of the ornament. I remember using this… View Post

Free Strawberry Cross Stitch Pattern

I stitched this free strawberry cross stitch pattern for Freebie Friday, it is a very quick stitch as there are only three colours. The pattern is available to download at the bottom of this post.… View Post

It’s a giveaway!!!

Hi everyone, I thought it was about time I put together a small giveaway and here it is! How to enter Giveaway now closed Leave a comment on this post.  Must be a follower but… View Post

Christmas stitching, Laduree and Craft Room news.

Hi everyone, glad you liked the Paris fashion show in the previous post! This week I talk about my Laduress visit and also that I have been doing a little Christmas stitching, A Partridge in… View Post

Love to knit mini cat finished.

Hi everyone, here is a little gift set I put together using the Love to Knit Mini Cat Pattern, I designed a small loveheart shaped box for chocolates or for a small gift to pop… View Post

Wonderful day at a cross stitch exhibition in the Dordogne!

Hi everyone, I attended my first Salon de la creation a’laguille in Dordogne France on Monday and what a wonderful day we had,  I have taken some photos to show you the beautiful cross stitch… View Post

Summer Pillow

Hi everyone, here is my latest cross stitch design for the Summer, I will be making three more to go with this series, Autumn, Winter and then Spring,  all freebies of course. The pattern will… View Post

Sew Pretty Mattress Pincushion and another project

Hi everyone, remember the free pattern I posted here on my blog a couple of weeks ago, well here is the design finished into a mattress pincushion, I decided to change the design slightly by… View Post

Christmas stitching

Hi everyone, I have been doing a little bit of Christmas stitching, it is a Twelve Days of Christmas design that can be stitched as ornaments or a one piece design, it is one of… View Post