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  • Weekend in Edinburgh

    Weekend in Edinburgh
  • Slow stitching

    Slow stitching
  • Friday Links: Abbreviations, Frida Kahlo, Baby Elephant

    Friday Links: Abbreviations, Frida Kahlo, Baby Elephant
  • London Exhibitions

    London Exhibitions
Weekend in Edinburgh

Weekend in Edinburgh

The weekend before last I was in Edinburgh to teach at my Bearpaw and Stitch Gathering. I have taught there before, three years ago. I love Edinburgh so I was really excited to go back!…

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Weekend in Edinburgh

The weekend before last I was in Edinburgh to teach at my Bearpaw and Stitch Gathering. I have taught there before, three years ago. I love Edinburgh so I was really excited to go back!…

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Slow stitching

Slow stitching

Hello friends!The deadline for my next book is coming up fast. Like, less than a month left fast! I would have liked to be a bit further along in the process, but the whole ‘having…

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Friday Links: Abbreviations, Frida Kahlo, Baby Elephant

Friday Links: Abbreviations, Frida Kahlo, Baby Elephant

My little sewing room/studio is still a right mess after our renovation. Various furniture has been crammed in there so basically now there’s no free floor space. We bought some new furniture in the redecorating…

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London Exhibitions

London Exhibitions

I visited the Fashion & Textile Museum in London on Friday, to see the Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru exhibition. It was pretty amazing! So full of embroidery and colours! If you…

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London Exhibitions

I visited the Fashion & Textile Museum in London on Friday, to see the Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru exhibition. It was pretty amazing! So full of embroidery and colours! If you…

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Friday Links :: Crochet Galore, Drawings, Venice

Friday Links :: Crochet Galore, Drawings, Venice

Happy Friday! Today is day 96 in my New York #100dayproject where I’m sketching some of the photos I took on our New York trip last year. I haven’t missed a single day! A few…

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Soft Under Foot

Soft Under Foot

Hello! We are through the worst bits of the renovating/decorating process. The very messy and noisy bit of having the chimney and fireplace removed is done, as is the plastering and most of the painting.…

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13 Years of Blogging

13 Years of Blogging

Happy birthday to my blog! I started this blog in early May 2006 as a free WordPress blog but then I moved it to Blogger on May 16th and that’s where it was until the…

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13 Years of Blogging

Happy birthday to my blog! I started this blog in early May 2006 as a free WordPress blog but then I moved it to Blogger on May 16th and that’s where it was until the…

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Friday Links :: Murals, Instagram, Quilling

Friday Links :: Murals, Instagram, Quilling

Hello, happy Friday! In the next couple of weeks, Tony and I are going to start stripping our living room of wallpaper and the awful heavy “decorative” moulding that one of the previous owners had…

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