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Friday Links: Forth Bridge, Jupiter, Quilt Block Pattern

Friday Links: Forth Bridge, Jupiter, Quilt Block Pattern

There are so many acorns on the oak trees nearby. It looks like it is a mast year. Despite the very warm summer and the trees haven’t had enough rain. But I suppose the acorns…

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Stitch Tutorial: Whipped Wheel Stitch

Stitch Tutorial: Whipped Wheel Stitch

I really like the Whipped Wheel stitch. It is very relaxing to do, just going round and round. The Whipped Wheel is not the same as the Spiderweb Rose stitch. You can see both of…

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Stitch Tutorial: Whipped Wheel Stitch

I really like the Whipped Wheel stitch. It is very relaxing to do, just going round and round. The Whipped Wheel is not the same as the Spiderweb Rose stitch. You can see both of…

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Stripes And A Favour to Ask

Stripes And A Favour to Ask

I am working on a stitch sampler class and it would be very helpful if you would take this survey about the class. The survey is mainly ticking some boxes so it won’t take much…

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Friday Links: Wedgewood, Roman Dog, Biscuit Tins

Friday Links: Wedgewood, Roman Dog, Biscuit Tins

Earlier this week I saw the 150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. It was an interesting exhibition but perhaps a little…

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Stitch Tutorial: Rose Leaf Stitch

Stitch Tutorial: Rose Leaf Stitch

The rose petal stitch is a fun 3D stitch. I love how…puffy it is! :-) And it’s not difficult to do, although I’ll admit that it is a little fiddly. If you want to try…

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Stitch Tutorial: Rose Leaf Stitch

The rose petal stitch is a fun 3D stitch. I love how…puffy it is! :-) And it’s not difficult to do, although I’ll admit that it is a little fiddly. If you want to try…

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Friday Links: Weaving, Beadwork, Dandelion Trees

Friday Links: Weaving, Beadwork, Dandelion Trees

A new sampler project. I finished my 100 Day Stitch Sampler in May and I guess I missed it because here I am, stitching another sampler. :-) I hope you have a good weekend. x…

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Happy Lughnasadh

Happy Lughnasadh

With the warm and dry weather continuing here, it doesn’t feel like autumn is inching ever closer. But it is. The sun rises a bit later and sets a bit earlier. I’m spotting elder berries…

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Happy Lughnasadh

With the warm and dry weather continuing here, it doesn’t feel like autumn is inching ever closer. But it is. The sun rises a bit later and sets a bit earlier. I’m spotting elder berries…

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2022 World Embroidery Day

2022 World Embroidery Day

Tomorrow is World Embroidery Day. So I made a wee collection of sunflower motifs to stitch. I really like sunflowers. So bright and cheerful. You can download the sunflower motif collection here. I hope you…

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