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A clue for the weekend

You have it! This is possibly the last clue I’m going to give you. Or should I say, the last clue I had planned on giving you, but since nobody has guessed yet I might tweak a new shot here and there and set up a batch of fresh clues for you.. Ready?? Here comes the ninth clue! 😀 🔮 Remember…… Continue reading A clue for the weekend

Movies · Shops · Stitch enigmae · The Alphabet Club · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · The Homemakery · Travelling Pattern · Zweigart

An Alphabet Club Mystery – clue 8

Almost there! Here is the eighth clue! 😀 🔮 Remember that if someone gets it right I will send a private confirmation via email so that everyone else can keep on playing. 😊 Because I’ve decided to turn this into a travelling pattern, whoever guesses it first gets to be the first in line to stitch it, then I’ll…… Continue reading An Alphabet Club Mystery – clue 8

Books · Christmas · Cross Stitch Gold · DMC · Joan Elliott · Magazines · Mysteries · The Alphabet Club · The Grey Tail · Tree of life · WIP · Zweigart

Rinfrescata: on books, news and birds

Hello! Remember me? 😉 I used to love stitching and blogging about stitching up until the Christmas holidays? 😜 I had to take some time off needles and threads because of a series of factors including a fiercely piercing pain in my shoulders that just wouldn’t let me stitch for more than an hour and…… Continue reading Rinfrescata: on books, news and birds

2016 Advent Calendar · Advent Band Sampler · Au Ver A Soie · Christmas · Christmas on Gingerbread Lane · Gloriana · Holidays · iStitch Designs · Needlepoint Inc. · Nina's Threads · SAL · The Alphabet Club · The Grey Tail

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

The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery

Let’s go on an adventure! + help request + advent announcement

I was thinking about this year’s advent and realised I could use it as an excuse to blog more, and also implement my poor TAC efforts this year, so I came up with an idea I hope you’ll like. 😊 one post, one picture, one word every day for 24 days starting on December 1st…… Continue reading Let’s go on an adventure! + help request + advent announcement

Crafting · DMC · Gifts · Halloween · Nina's Threads · Sewing · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail

Time to wrap it up!

I promised you a weekly update, but guess what? I just got a finish, so.. 😉 This is the bonus design to Trick-or-Treat Costume Party Club by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery. I stitched it almost entirely as charted, but I had to do my thing with colours (that orange and purple look so good, I had…… Continue reading Time to wrap it up!

Nina's Threads · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · Trick-or-Treat Costume Party

trying something different

I had a sort of epiphany this morning, what if instead of dragging on a long draft that always needs to be edited into something intelligible, I wrote a quick post every week showcasing my progress and throw in a couple of sentences, just for the sake of it? It would be pretty manageable time-wise,…… Continue reading trying something different