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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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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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Maggi Co’s Villages Finito!

A number of posts ago, I showed you a wee finish…   Well, thought you needed to see it’s partner. Village 2  – finished last week…       They are too cute!  And stitch up very quickly. Had an

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Happy Spring!

First day of spring Down Under, but my patio has started to bloom way ahead of the season…   On the stitching front, I do have a few feeble efforts to share. First, a small hanging ornament to cheer up

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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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Exits and Entrances

It’s winter! This morning I heard the kookaburras laughing in the trees out in the park behind us. That definitely is a winter signal for this neck of the woods. Today, for the first time in a week, it’s not

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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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