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Friday Flowers

Friday Flowers

When I walked Blake yesterday morning, I took a bunch of pictures of flowers. Only later did I realise that the camera on my mobile was on the Portrait setting. The result was some interesting…

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Friday Links: Sketchbook, Zoetrope, Birdsong

Friday Links: Sketchbook, Zoetrope, Birdsong

This is the third pattern in the Birds & Blooms Stitchalong. The fourth (and last) went live on Tuesday this week. I’m a little sad that it’s over but now I can look forward to…

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Unexpected Darning Tool

Unexpected Darning Tool

If you are interested in darning, don’t worry if you don’t have a darning mushroom or darning egg. Anything that has a solid flat, or slightly rounded, surface can be used. As long as it…

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Friday Links: Potato Pizza, Donuts, Pasta

Friday Links: Potato Pizza, Donuts, Pasta

There’s a bunch of food recipes this week. Funny how that happened! I don’t go looking for particular things to add in the links list. I just stumble across things that intrigue or inspire me…

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Blog Posts Via Email

Blog Posts Via Email

This is just a quick note about subscribing to receive my blog posts via email. This was previously done through a Google site called Feedburner but they have made some changes to that which means…

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Finished Birds & Blooms Week Two

Finished Birds & Blooms Week Two

I finished the second embroidery in the Birds & Blooms Stitchalong. The third pattern drops tomorrow! You can still sign up to get the patterns here. I may have said it before, but I am…

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Classes at The Village Haberdashery

Classes at The Village Haberdashery

Next month I am back teaching beginner embroidery at The Village Haberdashery. Covid-19 conditions allowing of course, but I’ve got my fingers crossed that it will be fine. I’m so looking forward to it, I…

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Classes at The Village Haberdashery

Next month I am back teaching beginner embroidery at The Village Haberdashery. Covid-19 conditions allowing of course, but I’ve got my fingers crossed that it will be fine. I’m so looking forward to it, I…

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Friday Links: Hockney, Waffles, Cats

Friday Links: Hockney, Waffles, Cats

Some lilacs I spotted on our evening walk the other day. Such a beautiful colour. :-) It doesn’t feel much like spring at the moment. Cloudy, rainy and windy. Hopefully we’ll see the sun soon……

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