Christmas · Cindermice Stitch Along · Cloudcraft · Crafting · DMC · SAL · The Grey Tail · TUSAL · What Delilah Did

Oh yes! – Of felt, housemaids and finished rodents.

It’s with great pleasure that I can inform you that as of yesterday afternoon, my Cindermouse is finally finished – broom and all! 😀🎉🐭👗 One thing I changed, possibly my only alteration to the project, was not to sew the dress onto her: I have plans to make her at least 3 different outfits and although I want…… Continue reading Oh yes! – Of felt, housemaids and finished rodents.

Advent Band Sampler · Au Ver A Soie · Christmas · Gloriana · Needlepoint Inc. · Nina's Threads

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!

Advent Band Sampler · Christmas · Nina's Threads · The Grey Tail · Vaupel & Heilenbeck

Advent auditions

Old time readers (and very curious new ones) might remember that I stitched an Advent Band Sampler some time ago, and because the auditions for materials were so hard I ended up with two cuts of fabric and the idea of stitching it twice and finishing it in different ways – after all it’s around 50 stitches a…… Continue reading Advent auditions

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 the 🍎🏥 😀 (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