DMC · Joan Elliott · The Alphabet Club · The Grey Tail · Tree of life · WIP · Zweigart

from A to J – the TAC catch up game

It’s here! It’s here! The giant catch up post for TAC is here! Last week the blog reached its 4th anniversary 🎂🎂🎂🎂 and although celebrations this year are slightly 😱 (sense the irony here) toned down, I felt there were a few things I truly owed you and it was high time I put things right. It’s going to be…… Continue reading from A to J – the TAC catch up game

Movies · Nina's Threads · Stitch enigmae · The Grey Tail · WIPs


now that we’re far away from February 14th I can finally write a post about French films without falling into the “hopelessly romantic” trap. I’m really not a fan of romantic comedies, in fact they either bore me to death or make me wish an ill fate to the protagonists, so you can tell Nicholas…… Continue reading exceptions

Nina's Threads · Stitch enigmae · Story Time Sampler · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · WIPs

post-op and a new clue

my first goal for this month was to catch up with Story Time Sampler and stitch all the stories that had come out. well, I did much more than that because I also stitched ALL the 12 frames in this sampler, removed the Band-Aid and fixed that part as well! 🎉💃🏻🎉💃🏻🎉💃🏻🎉💃🏻 the area underneath looked alright but…… Continue reading post-op and a new clue

Nina's Threads · Story Time Sampler · The Grey Tail · WIPs

Needlework Horror Story

first of all the good news, Happy May the Fourth! – – – I see many of you have been busy working on the first game for this year’s stitch enigma, how exciting! 😀 in the meantime I’ve pulled a very bad move and almost screwed up my Story Time Sampler, which I still don’t know if will be…… Continue reading Needlework Horror Story

2015 Smalls SAL · DMC · Mo's Sale · Nina's Threads · SODA Stitch · The Grey Tail · TUSAL · WIPs

the A-I-O post

I promised myself it wouldn’t happen again but, alas, here we are: weeks late for a bunch of updates with a fat lot of catching up to do. bear with me, it’s going to be a long post. – – – the TUSAL update. let’s get this one out of the way first. 🙂 as you…… Continue reading the A-I-O post

DMC · SODA Stitch · The Grey Tail · WIP

holding two papers with one stone

a delayed GiGi update and my reflections on the thread keys for SODA’s Alice in Wonderland – – – first of all I have to thank both the old & the new friends and followers that joined since the beginning of the year. it is so nice to see you stop by, read your thoughts in…… Continue reading holding two papers with one stone

Alice in Wonderland · DMC · Little House Needleworks · Nina's Threads · Ornaments · SODA Stitch · Stitched Tales · The Grey Tail · WIPs

one finish, one start, one drama

that’s how it works, right? you finish something, you tell yourself you’re allowed to start something new rather than picking up an old WIP, and BANG! colour issues arrive! 😤 – – – let’s start with the finish 😉 in 5 days or so I stitched the lovely Little House Needleworks freebie that I received…… Continue reading one finish, one start, one drama