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  • Friday Links: Pencils, Pasta, Pyramid

    Friday Links: Pencils, Pasta, Pyramid
  • Join the August Mandala Stitchalong!

    Join the August Mandala Stitchalong!
  • A Couple of Sketchy Adventures

    A Couple of Sketchy Adventures
  • Jacket Alteration – Part One

    Jacket Alteration – Part One
Friday Links: Pencils, Pasta, Pyramid

Friday Links: Pencils, Pasta, Pyramid

The view from Southend Pier. I have been to Southend-on-Sea many times but last Friday was the first time I braved my fears and went on the little train to the end of the pier.…

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Join the August Mandala Stitchalong!

Join the August Mandala Stitchalong!

On August 3rd starts the next stitchalong. And this time we’re doing mandalas again! :-) As with the previous two stitchalongs, you will receive a new patterns on four Tuesdays in August. The patterns will…

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A Couple of Sketchy Adventures

A Couple of Sketchy Adventures

Last Wednesday I taught embroidery at The Village Haberdashery and afterwards I went ‘into town’ (just a couple of stops on the Tube) to Oxford Street so I could pop into Scandinavian Kitchen and buy…

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A Couple of Sketchy Adventures

Last Wednesday I taught embroidery at The Village Haberdashery and afterwards I went ‘into town’ (just a couple of stops on the Tube) to Oxford Street so I could pop into Scandinavian Kitchen and buy…

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Jacket Alteration – Part One

Jacket Alteration – Part One

This is a jacket I bought early last year. I have only worn it a couple of times because it turns out it has issues. Or maybe the issues are mine… :-D I am quite…

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I Stitch Flowers

I Stitch Flowers

I finished this appliqué quote by Frida Kahlo the other week. I like the quote very much. I think it is about preserving the…spirit of something. Because obviously you can’t keep the actual flowers alive…

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I Stitch Flowers

I finished this appliqué quote by Frida Kahlo the other week. I like the quote very much. I think it is about preserving the…spirit of something. Because obviously you can’t keep the actual flowers alive…

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Jana’s Birds & Blooms

Jana’s Birds & Blooms

One of my favourite things about my work is this: when someone emails me (or tags me on Instagram) to share something they made using one of my patterns. Like this cushion made by Jana.…

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Jana’s Birds & Blooms
Fun Fair Sketch

Fun Fair Sketch

Last week there was a fun fair in the park behind our house. I have no interest in visiting a fun fair but I did have an interest in sketching it! And so I did.…

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Temperatures 2021 Getting Warmer

Temperatures 2021 Getting Warmer

I realised that I haven’t done any updates on my Temperatures 2021 embroidery project since February! Well, that picture shows the progress as of approximately a week ago. We finally had some sunny days with…

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