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Advent TAC – day 2, 3 and 4 + letter Q

🎄 Hello! Welcome to my needlework Advent Calendar! 😊 Sorry for the delay but I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather this weekend. Today’s first entry is a WIP shot I took last year, Sew Advent SAL from 2015 by iStitch Designs; I used the usual a Vaupel & Heilenbeck linen band and silk threads of my choosing (NPI,…… Continue reading Advent TAC – day 2, 3 and 4 + letter Q

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let the advent begin!

I took a couple of detours but I figured out what to pick for the ’15 Sew Advent Band SAL by iStitch Designs – and as the clock ticked 10PM on December 1st I found myself with day 1 of both SALs stitched up! 😊 Here you see my personal choices for the ’14 SAL, 40ct. 1 over 2 using…… Continue reading let the advent begin!

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FAQ

last week my dear friend Kaye wrote me asking if I was interested in an Around the World Blog Hop invitation – of course I said yes, although due to the move I wrote this post a few days ago and scheduled it for the due date. safety first! 😉 check out her post about…… Continue reading FAQ

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Chapter eighteen – The resoluteness

previously on The grey tail: I got a bunch of stuff to keep my eyes and belly busy with. yum. – – – while I renewed the aspect of the blog, and updated the terribly old content, I realized the “2013 finishes” space was pretty empty. I tried and tried to remember, to focus, but nothing came…… Continue reading Chapter eighteen – The resoluteness

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it’s coming, it’s coming.. PARTYTIME!

it took me forever to finish this little tree, so many things got in the way, with plans for the weekend to make, .. but finally it’s done! this is the first part of The Shop Around The Corner’s Waiting for Christmas SAL, entries are still open in case you want to play with this…… Continue reading it’s coming, it’s coming.. PARTYTIME!

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sewing mother’s day away

first of all, happy mother’s day! I thought it’d be nice to spend this day with my mom, taking out her old sewing machine, chatting (read arguing mostly :)) while cleaning it, collecting all the pieces she managed to place all around the house (this is so my mom)   she used this only a…… Continue reading sewing mother’s day away