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    Friday Links: Bank Notes, Murals, Miniature Scenes
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Friday Links: Lamp, Quilt, Church

Friday Links: Lamp, Quilt, Church

Yesterday I spotted these poppies on our morning walk. So happy to see that there are still pops of cheerful red here and there. :-) It won’t last for much longer. Soon the red/orange will…

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Happy Sketching

Happy Sketching

Some of the sketching that has been distracting me from stitching. :-) The exercise for the spread above is about adding secondary sketches. Something I’d never thought about doing before. Learning stuff already! :-) I’m…

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Happy Sketching

Some of the sketching that has been distracting me from stitching. :-) The exercise for the spread above is about adding secondary sketches. Something I’d never thought about doing before. Learning stuff already! :-) I’m…

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August Stitchalong Week Four

August Stitchalong Week Four

Today is the day of the last pattern in the August Mandala Stitchalong. This week it’s featuring paisley patterns. Paisleys are one of my favourite pattern element type things. All curvy and ornamental. Perfect pairing…

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August Stitchalong Week Four
Gloriana And Paisley

Gloriana And Paisley

Yesterday I came across this photo of a pattern I made a few years ago. Elizabeth I – Gloriana. It was nice to see her again! :-) And I realised that the pattern wasn’t in…

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Gloriana And Paisley

Yesterday I came across this photo of a pattern I made a few years ago. Elizabeth I – Gloriana. It was nice to see her again! :-) And I realised that the pattern wasn’t in…

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Friday Links: Old Skool MTV, Esperluette, Liberty

Friday Links: Old Skool MTV, Esperluette, Liberty

The poppy season is almost over, but there are still some beauties hanging on. Like this one I spotted outside the library. I guess I’ll have to find another plant to obsess about… :-) I…

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Sketching Not Stitching

Sketching Not Stitching

The other day I did say that I promise this is not going to turn into Carina’s Sketchblog, and I stand by that! Buuuut!! I have signed up for an online course called Sketchbook Design…

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Sketching Not Stitching

The other day I did say that I promise this is not going to turn into Carina’s Sketchblog, and I stand by that! Buuuut!! I have signed up for an online course called Sketchbook Design…

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August Stitchalong Week Two

August Stitchalong Week Two

Today starts the second week of the August Mandala Stitchalong. I got started a bit last night. I’m using some of my all time favourite DMC colours in this one. Because why not?! :-D There…

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Friday Links: Frida, Knitting, Paris

Friday Links: Frida, Knitting, Paris

A wee reminder for anyone who wants to join the August Mandala Stitchalong: on Monday the price goes up to £10, so do sign up before then for just £7.00! One of the patterns is…

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