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Sew Advent, Sew Early, Sew Long, Sew Late

Well, hello! I’ve tried to come back to blogging sew many times 😉 let’s see if this time it works. 🤞 – – – Recently I picked up an oldish WIP, the 2015 Sew Advent Band Sampler, and after Carol, the designer, asked to share one of my progress pictures with the iStitch Design FB Group, she told…… Continue reading Sew Advent, Sew Early, Sew Long, Sew Late

DMC · Mysteries · Needlework & Crafts · Scissor fobs · Stitch enigmae · The Alphabet Club · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · Travelling Pattern · Zweigart

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

2015 Sew Advent Band Sampler · 2016 Advent Calendar · 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

Halloween · Halloween Blog Hop · Nina's Threads · Ornaments · Quilting · Sewing · Summer Beach Day · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · Trick-or-Treat Costume Party

Trick-or-Treat Party

Happy Hallowe’en everybody!! 🎃👻💀👹 Sadly time wasn’t on my side this October 😔 I didn’t get all the Hallowe’en extravaganza ready in time – but I’m determined to work my needles off this week! 😀 What I can show you is the main designs in Trick-or-Treat Costume Party Club by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery, I…… Continue reading Trick-or-Treat Party

A Very Merry Christmas Town · Christmas on Gingerbread Lane · Crochet · Halloween · Halloween Blog Hop · Nina's Threads · Once Upon a Time Sampler · Story Time Sampler · The Alphabet Club · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · The Mysterious Hallowe'en Town

it’s an LP – Halloween edition

Hello! Hello! Sorry for the long absence, it has been a LONG time, I know, but I couldn’t let Halloween pass with all the seasonal stitching I’ve been doing and not show you something! 😊 👻 – – – First off let me start by telling you this is another of those big TAC catching-up posts, and because it…… Continue reading it’s an LP – Halloween edition