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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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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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It’s Winter in Perth…

… and I’ve been hibernating a little. It’s been raining most of this week, which is a welcome change, and temperatures have dropped to 19° Celcius maximum during the day and about 7° Celcius at night. Not a whole lot

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New Year, New Start

In keeping with a tradition some stitchers have, I started a new design to mark the new year.  I decided on a design by The Drawn Thread,  one of my all time favourite designers. Morning Glory, Drawn Thread Fabric –

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Major Happy Dance!

I recently picked up my finished Marriage of the Minds (Drawn Threads) from the framers . I was speechless… All that hard work over the 6 months it took, from January to June this year, have been worth it. It cost me

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Happy Dance! A Major Finish

Dear Stitching Friends It’s a great pleasure indeed to share this major finish with you – Drawn Thread’s Marriage of the Minds. I started stitching it in January 2010 to commemorate our 25th wedding anniversary in 2009 and joined Gaynor’s

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MOTM Update – In which Frogs are Banished!

Happy Anzac Day to Aussie stitchers and crafters out there! Thanks for all your encouraging remarks re Marriage of the Minds. It spurred meon to overcome those pesky frogs and I emerged triumphant 🙂  I decided to try the slideshow gismo on WordPress, which I

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Stitching Progress – The Frogs Came!

I’ve been making good steady progress with Drawn Thread’s Marriage of the Minds. Here are a couple of snapshot of where it’s at All was going well untill the frogs decided to visit – perhaps the water waves I was stitching

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Stashing and Stitching News

Monday 1 March! What happened to February? As my freezing friends in the northern hemisphere look forward to spring, we continue to swelter in 37-42 deg celcius  over the last 10 days or so. Yesterday they announced that this is the hottest ever

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OWOH Giveaway Winner

Announcing ….. (drum roll please) … the winner of my 2010 One World One Heart Giveaway      Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 35 Timestamp: 2010-02-15 10:50:06 UTC Comment No. 35 is… Kelly who said: 28/01/2010 at 12:52 am

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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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