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SAL 70: Feathers are everywhere!

Another three weeks has flown past and we are nearly at the end of January! I have made a little progress on my SAL project , the little peacock sewing etui designed by Jenny Adin-Christie. All the large tail feathers are … Continue reading

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Pick up a Penguin….

I have found another gorgeous 3D goldwork design by Georgina Bellamy of  @thatembroiderygirl . The pattern and instructions can be found in ‘Passion for Needlework’ published by @inspirationsstudios . As always they provide a good set of instructions with lots of diagrams included, … Continue reading

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Seeing double!

Autumn is upon us and the leaves are starting to turn and fall – where does the time go? Another three weeks have passed since I last posted my progress on I the little peacock sewing etui designed by Jenny … Continue reading

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Posing pouch

I joined a sewalong on IG hosted by Larisa of @stitchingnotes and Irina of @nordicrafter. The end product was a surprise, only being revealed a section at a time. It was super fun and we finally ended up with a … Continue reading

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Happy Ballet dancing!

Hello everyone, so this week is my Happy Dance, as I have finished the second little mouse in a series by JennyMcWhinney designs, that will be turned into some super cute bunting. So last time my mouse looked like this….. … Continue reading

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SAL 60: The tutu is in!

Hello everyone, I do hope you are all well. Boy do the three weeks seem to whiz by at the moment. I have made a little progress on my little mouse design by Jenny McWhinney. When you last saw her … Continue reading

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Another Fair and Square bag…

So here is the third Fair and Square bag that I have made. The pattern is by Rosie Taylor Crafts and is so easy to follow. As you can see, I have used the lime green Essex linen again. As … Continue reading

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SAL 59: Bullions are back!

Hi everyone – I have managed to get a little bit of stitching done – mainly sewing lots of bullion knots! I have had covid over the last few weeks – not much more than a heavy cold, but with … Continue reading

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Another Fair and Square bag….

I told you that I was a little obsessed with this pattern! The Fair and Square bag is a pattern w by Rosie Taylor Crafts. It is a lovely little bag with front vinyl pocket. So here is bag number … Continue reading

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Fair and Square

I think that I have become a little obsessed by the following pattern which is by Rosie Taylor Crafts. It is a lovely little bag with front vinyl pocket. Here is the first one that I made as part of … Continue reading

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