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Cross stitched Toblerone gift set.

Edited and updated 12 May 2020 The cross stitched Toblerone gift set is finally finished and has been sent to Yana in Russia. I had actually lost all hope of it ever getting there, in… View Post

Little House Needleworks

Hi everyone, I thought it was time I showed a cross stitch finish after all the felt projects I have been making lately. I started this Holly Berries design from Little House Needleworks before Christmas but I… View Post

My exchange has arrived from Mylene!

Look what arrived in the post today from Mylene! Thankyou so much Mylene for a lovely exchange, everything is beautifully stitched and finished, I am thrilled with both pieces. Mylene stitched the pillow and scissor… View Post

Miniature Mattress Pincushion – Freebie Pattern

I have finished the Mattress Pincushion, isn’t it cute! It measures 8cm x 5.5cm, I stitched it on 25 count Dublin Lugana Linen 1 over 1 using DMC 115 variegated thread. The pattern is a… View Post

Here it is!

What a beautiful mattress pincushion this is, the photographs do not do it justice. The stitching was perfect and the goodies were a lovely surprise too, thanks for reading my wish list Jennifer, I am… View Post

Mattress pincushion received from Jennifer

7.30am this morning the post person delivered a very special package from Jennifer W in the hooked on exchanging group. Wow, wait until you see this, it is absolutely beautiful -Jennifer it took my breath… View Post

Cross stitched Peacock Mattress Pincushion has arrived.

      The Peacock Cross Stitched Mattress Pincushion has arrived at it’s new home! I am so glad you liked my exchange Jill, it was a pleasure to stitch, and yes it really was my… View Post

My first ever exchange received.

I have just returned from a weeks holiday and I received a lovely parcel from Susan in the Rotation Stitchers Group, it is my first ever exchange and I was thrilled! Thankyou Susan for the… View Post