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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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Stitching Progress

Untitled, a photo by Crossed Yarns on Flickr. Hope you’re all enjoying a fantastic Easter Break. Weather in Perth has been great these past few days, and we spent most of yesterday cleaning out our shed for the household pick-up coming

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you all a year of peace in 2012 and many contented hours of stitching and crafting. Things spun a little out of control in December. Work and tidying up the house/yard in preparation for Christmas guests took all my

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Spring Roses

We’ve been enjoying more temperate spring weather in Perth recently than in the last few years, though temperatures are expected to reach 35 deg Celcius tomorrow. My roses have enjoyed the early rain and are looking really fantastic.  Thought I’d

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Happy Spring!

We’ve had a quite a bit of welcome rain to usher spring in this year, which I hope has broken the drought. It’s been a very mild winter and I’m hoping summer this year is not going to be another

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A Finish, a WIP and a New Start

I promised to show you the second of my latest finishes:  The Bird Tree, Carriage House Samplings is one of the design on my list of 2011 stitching plans. I started this one sometime last year with the prescribed threads

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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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