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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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Exchange Stitching

I had not intended to be AWOL from this poor neglected blog for so long 😦 Life – work, study, cleaning, gardening, procrastination, tiredness – have all conspired against my stitching plans, I’m afraid. I did manage to participate in

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Stitching Exchange Received

I’m part of a small stitching exchange group, for which the theme of our last exchange was Little Houses.  I had the good fortune of being Angela’s exchange partner for the last round and I was so thrilled to receive

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Fair Squares Round 28

On Friday I came home from work to discover that the postie had been. I received a beautiful set of squares from LindaB (no blog) for Fair Squares Round 28, which had a ‘Stitch Red for the Heart’ theme. Linda

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… I really am. I have a birthday exchange going with Gaby in Germany. Look what had arrived in the mail when I got home from work last Friday… 🙄 The package consisted of various booklets of European cross stitch

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A Gift and a Finish

Gaby and I have a private birthday exchange going.  I received a surprise package in the mail from her last week – the most adorable bunny I’ve ever seen 🙂  And Gaby said on her card that this is just

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Fair Square Finishing

For Fair & Square Round 21 (Oct 2010?) ShelleyP sent me the cutest squares which have been waiting patiently in my finishing drawer.  A couple of weekends ago, it came time and this is is how it all turned out…

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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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