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  • Embroidery from The Past

    Embroidery from The Past
  • Birds And Blooms Patterns

    Birds And Blooms Patterns
  • Friday Links: Paris, New York, Ancient History

    Friday Links: Paris, New York, Ancient History
  • Poppy Obsession

    Poppy Obsession
Embroidery from The Past

Embroidery from The Past

The past seven or eight months I have slowly been updating some of my old embroidery patterns. Some of them sorely need it, they were made right at the start of my pattern making, in…

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Embroidery from The Past

The past seven or eight months I have slowly been updating some of my old embroidery patterns. Some of them sorely need it, they were made right at the start of my pattern making, in…

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Birds And Blooms Patterns

Birds And Blooms Patterns

The patterns from the Birds & Blooms Stitchalong in May are now available as individual patterns. And they are also available as a bundle. I really enjoyed stitching these. They are stitched 99% using back…

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Friday Links: Paris, New York, Ancient History

Friday Links: Paris, New York, Ancient History

Yes, more poppies. They are so beautiful, how can I not take pictures of them? :-) I used to pick bouquets of poppies but it’s not really worth it, they drop the petals so quickly.…

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Poppy Obsession

Poppy Obsession

This past week these poppies have exploded in our back garden! It is so wonderful, all that colour! These are from seeds I have collected over the past few years. I spread them in the…

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Poppy Obsession

This past week these poppies have exploded in our back garden! It is so wonderful, all that colour! These are from seeds I have collected over the past few years. I spread them in the…

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Magnolia Slow Stitching Kit

Magnolia Slow Stitching Kit

I love raw edge appliqué. It is the perfect combination of hand stitching and using pretty fabrics, sometimes teeny tiny bits of precious scraps. Making a picture with those scraps. I love that kind of…

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Magnolia Slow Stitching Kit
Unsettled

Unsettled

If you are an EU citizen living in the UK, you only have until the end of this month, June 2021, to apply for (pre-) Settled status. Please apply. Settled is an independent charity providing…

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Friday Links: Star Trek, Romans, Vikings

Friday Links: Star Trek, Romans, Vikings

Aren’t these poppies magnificent? Every year I look forward to seeing them flower in this particular spot. In previous years, I have picked seed pods and this year the lilac ones are just about to…

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Flowers for My Face

Flowers for My Face

I decided I needed some more face masks. Well, I needed some more masks with flowers! :-) I am not even close to being ready to not wear masks in indoor settings (and some outdoor…

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