Alice in Wonderland · Christmas Celebration Sampler · Chubby Taras · Cloudsfactory · DMC · Harry Potter Giant Sampler · Margaret Sherry · Nina's Threads · Once Upon a Time Sampler · Pen Pals series · Real stitchers don't steal · SODA Stitch · Story Time Sampler · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · WIP

real stitchers don’t steal

it is with a heavy heart that I find myself, once again, in the position to have to write about something I would rather have never discovered because it never happened. but it did happen, and I did find out about it, so what should I do, now that I find myself with something extremely…… Continue reading real stitchers don’t steal

Cloudsfactory · Harry Potter Giant Sampler · Nina's Threads · The Grey Tail

the Harry Potter high

as you know I threw all caution and plans to the wind last week and started Cloudsfactory’s Harry Potter Giant Sampler as soon as Nina’s hand dyed materials reached this house. it has been highly addictive and real real fun to work on in the evening (especially after dinner), so today I’m pleased to inform you I’ve…… Continue reading the Harry Potter high

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THE ALPHABET CLUB – we have our start!

I’ve been asking for this, and it happened! 😀 I needed someone to togliere le castagne dal fuoco = take the chestnuts away from the fire for me (this is an Italian phrasal verb, it means that somebody came to help and solved a quite heated situation for you). 🙂 here is the Poll situation from the Admin screenshot…… Continue reading THE ALPHABET CLUB – we have our start!

The Grey Tail

a blog and its organised, geeky owner

possibly the most useful How-To post I’ll ever write 🙂 – – – this year the grey tail celebrated its third blogaversary, which means I’ve been piling up posts and waffling for four years now! WOW! who imagined! 🎉 well, this much content has been carefully organised since day one in categories, tags, pages, etc. so if…… Continue reading a blog and its organised, geeky owner

Cloudsfactory · Harry Potter Giant Sampler · Nina's Threads · Storage · The Grey Tail

this girl likes bags

last month I decided to organise some of the random skeins of solids I had in my stash. I also came up with a plan. – – – I had a bunch of Anchor left from my previous Operation Bobbination in April, a few skeins of Madeira I got with magazines (or ages ago while…… Continue reading this girl likes bags

Cloudsfactory · Harry Potter Giant Sampler · IHSW · Nina's Threads · The Alphabet Club · The Grey Tail

happy IHSW (oops)

in wishing you a very happy International Hermit & Stitch Weekend I have to confess what some of you might already know happened during the week if they follow me on other social media.. I got my supplies for this one and simply could not resist!! 😀 I only squeezed a little evening time on it…… Continue reading happy IHSW (oops)

The Grey Tail

the thank-you train

since Peter Pan’s frame came out at the beginning of the month we’re now halfway through the Story Time Sampler journey and I decided to ponder for a moment over my experience with The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery’s Clubs & designs so far. I’ll also teach you a new swear word. 😛 – – – first…… Continue reading the thank-you train