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  • New Pattern: Big Blooms Wreath

    New Pattern: Big Blooms Wreath
  • May Stitchalong: Birds & Blooms

    May Stitchalong: Birds & Blooms
  • Friday Links: Grunge, Mosaic Mouse, LEGO Cake

    Friday Links: Grunge, Mosaic Mouse, LEGO Cake
  • Thread Doodling Samples

    Thread Doodling Samples
New Pattern: Big Blooms Wreath

New Pattern: Big Blooms Wreath

I have really enjoyed stitching this pattern. I love the effect of colour gradients that you can achieve with long and short stitch. And I love using chain stitch to fill shapes. For most of…

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New Pattern: Big Blooms Wreath

I have really enjoyed stitching this pattern. I love the effect of colour gradients that you can achieve with long and short stitch. And I love using chain stitch to fill shapes. For most of…

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May Stitchalong: Birds & Blooms

May Stitchalong: Birds & Blooms

Join me for another stitchalong in May! I so enjoyed the stitchalong in February. It was so wonderful to see everyone’s versions of the mandala patterns, so I’m hosting another one in May. This stitchalong…

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Friday Links: Grunge, Mosaic Mouse, LEGO Cake

Friday Links: Grunge, Mosaic Mouse, LEGO Cake

My current embroidery. Well, one of them, there is always more than one. ;-) I am enjoying this very much. The different textures and the gentle repetitiveness of the long and short stitch on the…

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Thread Doodling Samples

Thread Doodling Samples

I’ve been meaning to share these pictures I took when the project samples from Thread Doodling returned home to me. In the book they are quite small so I wanted to share them in case…

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Thread Doodling Samples
Random Stitches

Random Stitches

Going through pictures on my computer I came across this one of some old embroideries. Different pictures of the embroideries were part of my pitch for what became Thread Doodling. It’s funny how there are…

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Apply for Settled Status

Apply for Settled Status

Hey friends, interrupting the crafty stuff here with a reminder for my fellow EU citizens in the UK. PLEASE make sure you apply Settled Status (or Pre-Settled Status). The deadline to apply is in just…

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A Quilt for Tony

A Quilt for Tony

I made a quilt for Tony a few years ago but it wasn’t quite long enough, so I promised I’d make him another one. And then other stuff kept being more important. You know, the…

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A Quilt for Tony

I made a quilt for Tony a few years ago but it wasn’t quite long enough, so I promised I’d make him another one. And then other stuff kept being more important. You know, the…

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February Mandala Patterns

February Mandala Patterns

I haven’t shared all my mandalas from the February stitchalong so here they are! It was a lot of fun to have this stitchalong to keep my hands busy. I think everyone else enjoyed it…

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