Category Archives: Having a moment

The lion roars….

Finally I got around to finishing off the goldwork kit that I started with Becky Hogg on a two day course at Hampton Court. After having completed most of the major components the lion has sat in a hoop waiting … Continue reading

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Wee braw bag…

Fancied a quick project to complete and this time decided to join the Wee Braw Bag SAL, hosted by Laura Cunningham on INSTAGRAM . Her e-patterns are easy to follow and this is such a simple bag to make. I used … Continue reading

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Medley of Monkeys…

Ok, so I know that ‘medley’ is not the collective noun for a group of monkeys, but it rolled off the tongue better than a ‘troop’ or ‘wilderness’! This weekend I have continued to make even more monkeys in readiness … Continue reading

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Oooh, lovely things…

I don’t know about anyone else, but I just love the right tool for the right job. So having treated myself to a set of new ‘Tulip’ needles, I simply had to have a lovely pincushion to park them in … Continue reading

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Canvas colour crisis…

As I know very little about canvas work stitches or techniques I have decided to do a little practice work before jumping in and stitching my project piece. All I have been told so far by Owen, is that no … Continue reading

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Heart felt…

Embroidery needs patience and attention to detail – meaning that often, very little appears to have been completed over the course of an afternoon or even day. Usually I don’t mind, but today I wanted a more instant fix. I … Continue reading

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Cornish Christmas…

Happy New Year to sewers everywhere! Christmas in Cornwall was, as always, a quiet and relaxing affair – in part due to the fact that there is no internet available! We spent much of our time walking the dog, dodging … Continue reading

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Stitching Santa Swap

Yay, so excited as my Stitching Santa has arrived. It is beautifully wrapped in festive material with a beaded trim – all which I can make use of once I have unwrapped it. But for now it needs to go under … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming….

Feeling more festive this weekend and beginning to sew again. To get into the Christmas spirit I spent a lovely evening with friends at Wisley Garden glow event. Here are just a few of the lovely lights that we saw….

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Got to pick a pocket…..

To continue the theme of sewing this weekend I set to making a couple of small bags as gifts – one of which will be included in my stitchingsanta parcel. I found a simple little pattern on line called the Pick-A-Pocket … Continue reading

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