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

Nina's Threads · Stitchers Anon · Summer · The Year of the Hare · Travelling Pattern

when Holmsey the Hare pays you a visit..

When Holmsey the Hare pays you a visit, You welcome him in and see what he brought is exquisite. So you don’t sit and idle away, You don’t doodle or cry “Not today!”. You play and explore, You dress him up in hand dyed galore. In a book, on a shelf, He hops around all pleased with himself. – – -…… Continue reading when Holmsey the Hare pays you a visit..

Summer · The Grey Tail

not your classic home-alone summer adventure of the week

I just thought of breaking my hiatus for a quick update on something terrible and shocking that happened yesterday in the area where I live, the Riviera del Brenta. Italy is not exactly a tornado-friendly country, but with the climate change (especially in the past few years) these extreme, one of a kind tragedies are piling up…… Continue reading not your classic home-alone summer adventure of the week

Nina's Threads · Stash · Stitch enigmae · Summer · The Grey Tail

monthly goals, happy mail and a break

my monthly goals for June were: stitch the 6th part of Story Time Sampler by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery (Peter Pan) —> ☑ YES!!  😀 despite not being able to print the chart because at the beginning of June my laptop visited theÂ đŸŽđŸ„Â đŸ˜€Â (Apple Hospital) for a week, and my phone disconnected from the WiFi network (needed to print via AirPrint because of a scheduled power outage I remembered about, yet I…… Continue reading monthly goals, happy mail and a break

Christmas Celebration Sampler · Margaret Sherry · Nina's Threads · Story Time Sampler · Summer · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail

the catch-up game: monthly goals

yours truly has been reunited with her dear chap yesterday, free of charge. let’s all rejoice for a moment and thank the cosmos for this series of fortunate events. 🙂 thank you too for crossing your fingers so hard for me and bringing me such good luck, it was so very appreciated! 😀 😘 – – – now let’s…… Continue reading the catch-up game: monthly goals

2015 Smalls SAL · Christmas · Gifted Gorgeousness SAL · Gifts · Holidays · Holly & Hearts · Lizzie*Kate · Mysteries · Nina's Threads · Oeil2cha · SAL · Sampler and antiques · The Grey Tail

gifts, crappy selfies and a semi-finish

I know we agreed on a weekly Thursday post but honestly I see no reason why I should wait until tomorrow when I have a bit of time now, and most of all a finish to show! (and it’s from my goals too! win win! 😀 ) – – – before showing off my most…… Continue reading gifts, crappy selfies and a semi-finish

Halloween · Mysteries · Nina's Threads · Once Upon a Time Sampler · SAL · Stitch enigmae · Summer · Summer Garden Blog Hop · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · WIPs

a summer garden galore

it was way before this hell of a summer started that I told Jo I would participate in her Summer Garden Blog Hop. of course life had to get in the way, with my entire stitching supplies being on lockdown taking turns in the freezer, then in boxes that went inside other boxes that went inside other…… Continue reading a summer garden galore

Birthdays · Contests · Food · Food & Recipes · Giveaways · Holidays · Nina's Threads · Papillon CrĂ©ations · Stitch enigmae · The Grey Tail · The Sweetheart Tree · Vaupel & Heilenbeck · WIPs

fabric cuts, linen cuts and a birthday

hi! dropping by to let you know I received the prizes for the stitch enigma today! YAY! 😀 they really look fantastic (especially those German linens, and I’ll show you why in a bit), I’m so happy I have everything ready ahead of time – now I only have to get back on track with the…… Continue reading fabric cuts, linen cuts and a birthday