Bag sewing project

I’ve been buying fabric.  Yep, I’ve bought some Kona solid and some Michael Miller Esme (which is awesome) to make myself a little bag. Here’s the pattern… And it’s in this book… This afternoon I’ve been ironing and cutting out the pieces… Sticking pins in where the patterns says to… And swooning over the bright […]

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Cutty Sark – Midweek Stitchery

My Dad moved to Greenwich about ten years ago.  At the same time I saw a cross stitch chart of the Cutty Sark and thought, “Aha!  Perfect!  I’ll make that for dad’s new house.”  Well, ten years later I still haven’t finished even a tenth of the design. Oh boy, there is a lot of […]

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Windmill

Outside its still and frozen.  The air barely moves.  I prefer roaring winds and brusque breezes.  So, to tempt the weather into compliance I’ve stitched a windmill.  You know, just as a hint. I found the pattern in with a load of cuttings from magazines so who knows where it came from.  I’ve used 16 […]

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Owl Quilting

Wow, its been ages since I last posted anything on my blog.  It’s been ages since I did any stitching too.  I bought a magazine zonks ago with a cute owl doorstop freebie.  I came across it this weekend and thought I’d do a bit of handquilting. I cut out the shapes, added some Hobbs […]

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Designing…

I’ve been so busy with work and the kitchen that I haven’t found much time to do any stitching.  While my Man was seeking supplies in the DIY shop yesterday, I sat in the car waiting.  I can’t abide sitting idle, my hands have to be doing something, so after rustling in my bag I […]

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Chinese Zodiac – Dog

Year of the Dog from my Chinese Zodiac range.  Available to purchase in my Etsy Store or in my Craftsy Store The design is worked on 14 count Aida and is the perfect size for cards at 3.36″ x 3.50″ – 8.54 x 8.8 cm If you make it please send me a link! […]

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