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#9 Happily ever after... a cross stitch tale

I have been a cross stitcher, on and off, since I was 11 years old.

I used to live next door to a beautiful older lady, Doreen, who had an incredible talent for needlework and cross stitch in particular. 209 more words


Scarf of the Day: No. 5

I lost track of time working on a project so I’m posting this late at night on my way to bed.

So this is going to be short. 78 more words

#5 A full-time sewing box for a part-time cross stitcher...

Depending on what mood I’m in I can peak into my many sewing boxes and be inspired and overwhelmed in equal measure.

From card kits and starter patterns, to embroidery books and family requests, my collection of cross stitch memorabilia is in danger of taking over my spare room. 93 more words


A handspun yarn's (condensed) journey

(Right, so WordPress decided to delete all the words I had written for this post the first time. Let’s try again, shall we?)

Let’s establish, first and foremost, that my blogging skills are terrible. 784 more words


My Latest Knitting Project

So here it is! My latest knitting project is finished. I had lots of fun making it, here is the journey so far…

At the beginning of September, my daughter and I went to the Bristol Wool Festival. 358 more words


Yarndale 2014

I may be a little late to post about Yarndale 2014, but hopefully it is worth the wait. This year was the second year of Yarndale, and whilst I was unable to go last year, I was determined to make it to this one. 432 more words


Skeinyarn + Curioushandmade = Pebble beach shawl

If you are looking for something quick, easy, and beautiful to knit as a christmas present then the Pebble beach shawl from curioushandmade is FOR YOU ! 476 more words