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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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A Treasured Gift and a wee finish

A most gorgeous gift arrived for me all the way from ireland… This was a gift from Gaynor (Stitchers’ Anon) in appreciation of the Peace pillow I sent her a couple of months ago. A lovely postcard from Galway and

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Time for a Giveaway …or Two!

The end of May marked the passing of another birthday and blogoversary and I’ve been stitching a couple of small pieces to give as a token of appreciation to all the stitchers out there who make this cross stitching craziness

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Happy 2011!

Happy New Year! We’ve just returned from Adelaide (South Australia) where we enjoyed the festivities with family and friends. It got a little hectic just before we left so I wasn’t able to finish all my stitched Christmas ornaments. These

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I’m Running Late, As Usual!

One of my wishes for 2010 was to create a Christmas themed ornament basket. I did manage a few items, not enough to fill a basket, but a good start all the same. I’m on holidays now, for 3 weeks

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Fair Square Exchanges

My exchange partner Jeanie C in Singapore and I have both received our exchange squares for Round 19 so I thought I’d share. Without any communication whatsoever between us, we both chose the same colour theme. How’s that! I just

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TTE2 Exchanges

I participated in a pincushion exchange with Tiny Treasures II and received a lovely pincushion from Andrea.  The fabric has been infused with red wine and the stitching was done in white thread. It’s gorgeous 🙂 Thank you so much,

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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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