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28 (and a bit) days later

I set myself the challenge of finishing my Westie cross stitch by the end of Feb. Did I make it? Of course not. But, I was oh so close. 520 more words

Cross Stitch

Preparing the Flower-pots for Planting

Having decided that my aim this year is to cross-stitch birthday cards (and being several birthdays down which I failed – they were too close to the beginning of the year), I suddenly realised that I have four birthdays in April. 29 more words


Supply Run

We had a thaw yesterday! Can you believe it? With February’s temperatures being record-breaking cold, imagine my happy dance when we hit a sultry 38* yesterday! 186 more words

Cross Stitch

happy dancing with Hélène February Mystery SAL.

You’ve seen photos of my progress with Hélène & Mahélia’s February Mystery SAL. Today I can reveal the complete design because, I have not only finished stitching, I have also done my finishings – yay! 209 more words

Chit Chat

WIP Wednesday

I’ve been getting a lot more done on my needlepoint projects this week, though I started one that I had no intention of beginning for quite some time. 763 more words

Cross Stitch

Norse Cross Cross Stitch Pattern

In anticipation of the Easter season, I created this design from motifs I charted from ancient Norse woven textiles.  I based the design of the cross from a tiny cross without knotwork found in one of the Overhogdal tapestries. 24 more words

Celtic Knot

Celtic Knot Biscornu Cross Stitch Patterns

For PDF of above pattern: celticknotbiscornu

For PDF of above pattern: Norse_Knot_biscornu2

For some while I have been looking for Celtic knot designs with a folk embroidery feel rather than a modern one.  103 more words

Celtic Knot