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Progress Report – Birds in the Bower

Hello Stitching Friends I do hope you all enjoyed the Easter break as much as I did. I adore this time of year, after the long hot summer it’s such a relief to enjoy the abated heat and the cooler

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Finished Fair Squares

A couple of weeks ago I finished the Fair Squares received from my partner Daniela M for the Valentine Round into a pincushion. Daniela so generously included an exquisite scissor fob she stitched Thank you so much, Daniela. I really

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Stitching in 2013

It’s Autumn in Australia and I’m so looking forward to the cooler weather it promises. Statisticians have confirmed that it’s been the hottest summer on record. It’s a long weekend in Perth (Bank Holiday) and March already (how did that

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Travels Abroad

Hello Stitching Friends! It’s been a while. Already mid-February and I’m only just getting into the swing of 2013. Doesn’t sound like a good start, does it? But I’m not letting that worry me one bit.  For most of 2012,

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Countdown to Christmas

It’s two weeks to Christmas – need I remind anyone? The whole family (myself, DH, DS, DD and her BF) is going to Ghana to visit the rellies for Christmas. We leave on the 21st of December, chill out two

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Another happy Dance!

This is a wee one that I thoroughly enjoyed stitching. It’s a Carriage House Samplings design – Mr & Mrs Abbott & Daughters. I made a few changes  – a blue/grey fabric and a couple of changes to the thread

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A Finish! Happy Dancing!

Hi Stitching Friends 🙂 2012 has been a very patchy year in terms of my stitching plans, so I am really really pleased to present a major stitching finish, Pear Orchard Farm by Carriage House Samplings. I thoroughly enjoyed stitching this

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A certified cross stitch addict who is mad about samplers and loves working with hand-dyed fabric, variegated threads and embellishments. Stitching keeps me sane.

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2012 Stitching Plans

1. WIPs - finish 4:
- DT Sampler Game Board
- Workbasket's Trellis (done)
- DT Morning Glory
- LK ABC Lessons

2. New Stitching Projects
Plymouth Sampler - TSC (started)
Wonderful Village 1 - MaggiCo (done)
Wonderful Village 2 - MaggiCo (done)
Pear Orchard Farm - CHS (done)
Mermaid's Song - CHS
Dutch Strawberries - TGH
Birds in the Bower - TGH
Persian Proverb - MB
Peaceful Garden - MB
Sampler 1663 - PoC

Finished Fair Squares
2011 Stitching
2010 Stitching
2009 Stitching
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