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  • Books In Colour Order

    Books In Colour Order
  • How I Got Into Crafting #WhyIMake

    How I Got Into Crafting #WhyIMake
  • Crocodile Scarf WIP

    Crocodile Scarf WIP
  • Friday Links :: Podcast Edition

    Friday Links :: Podcast Edition
Books In Colour Order

Books In Colour Order

We moved this bookcase recently. Most of the books are mine, Tony is very much a Kindle reading guy. So I’m in charge of ordering the books. And my system is more or less ordered…

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How I Got Into Crafting #WhyIMake

How I Got Into Crafting #WhyIMake

The LoveCrafts.com Crafties 2019 Blogger Award voting ends tomorrow, so please check it out if you want to vote for your favourite blogs. Being nominated for this really took me by surprise and in the…

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Crocodile Scarf WIP

Crocodile Scarf WIP

Last week I very optimistically (I now realise) called this WIP a shawl. But because the crocodile stitch practically gobbles up yarn, this is only going to be a scarf. That’s fine too. Because it…

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Crocodile Scarf WIP
Friday Links :: Podcast Edition

Friday Links :: Podcast Edition

I love listening to podcasts when I’m stitching – and cleaning and doing the dishes, it nicely distracts me from those boring tasks! At last count I have subscribed to 134 podcasts. 134! To be…

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Slow Stitching Leaves

Slow Stitching Leaves

More leaves today. It is autumn after all! :-) When I walked Blake the other morning it was very windy and leaves were cascading from the trees. It was beautiful! So I wanted to do…

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Slow Stitching Leaves
Happy Leaves

Happy Leaves

The past year, year and a half maybe, I have been making a concerted effort to get better at drawing. I’ve always been a ‘drawer’ but I’ve never been terribly good at keeping up a…

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Life with Dog

Life with Dog

This is not where I was expecting to spend the day: on the floor of our bedroom, next to Blake’s bed. The poor boy has been unwell since yesterday, whenever he eats anything it comes…

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Snowflake Patterns

Snowflake Patterns

A few years ago, I made a set of snowflake embroidery patterns every year. They are not all the same ‘style’. Some are sort of geometric and others are more organic, like mandalas. I love…

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Snowflake Patterns

A few years ago, I made a set of snowflake embroidery patterns every year. They are not all the same ‘style’. Some are sort of geometric and others are more organic, like mandalas. I love…

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