Advent Band Sampler · Au Ver A Soie · Christmas · Corinne Lacroix · DMC · Holly & Hearts · iStitch Designs · Lizzie*Kate · Monique Bonnin · Mysteries · Needlepoint Inc. · Nina's Threads · Ornaments · SAL · Scissor fobs · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · TUSAL · Vaupel & Heilenbeck · Véronique Enginger · Zweigart

KABOOM! (3rd rundown post – May)

In the spirit of keeping track with my progress and finishes month by month, I’m starting this post as a draft at the beginning of May and updating it with every relevant piece of news until the early days of June, this way you’ll have an account of what happened as it happened. 😉 I felt like doing…… Continue reading KABOOM! (3rd rundown post – May)

Christmas · Holly & Hearts · Lizzie*Kate · Mysteries · Nina's Threads · SAL · Sampler and antiques · The Alphabet Club · The Grey Tail · Weeks Dye Works

The Alphabet Club – K –

My entry for TAC this month is kind of a double treat, you’ll see what I mean 😉 This first post will be focused on idle nattering – the one coming up shortly afterwards is going to be a LONG post, jam-packed with pictures and finishes, so get your tea ready, grab a snack or whatever you fancy – it’s going to take…… Continue reading The Alphabet Club – K –

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

Christmas Celebration Sampler · Gardening · Gifted Gorgeousness SAL · Nina's Threads · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · TUSAL

the gifts of nature (GiGi and TUSAL updates)

very little time these days; we got a break from all the humidity and hot hot HOT temperatures during the weekend, but before that whenever I had a spare moment I just wanted to unplug everything (except for the fan 😉) and doze off. summer. just like every year it’s a killer! – – – because I very egoistically would…… Continue reading the gifts of nature (GiGi and TUSAL updates)