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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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A Trio of Pretty Cushions

Thank you JeanieC (no blog), Thank you JayneP (no blog) and Thank you Jill Mn. It’s all JoY here at Crossed Yarns 😆 Happy Stitching 😉 Pokua

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I’m Still Here…

G’day stitching friends! I’ve missed you all so very much and there’s lots of news to catch up on. Sorry I haven’t been a very active blogger this past month, but life, work and health issues needed attention, and there’s

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Another Fair Square Finish

Hi Friends! I’m back after a short break from a blogging and stitching break in July. This weekend I finished the squares that I received from FayeRaye for Round 18. It’s my first round finish and it’s turned out gorgeous.

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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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Fair Squares Update

FayeR was my partner for Round 18 and I stitched her a little redwork – pinkwork, to be more precise – I used DMC Variations 4120.      I also took the opportunity to finish to exchange pieces languishing in my

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Off to a Great Start!

Hello Fellow Stitchers! Hope you’ve all survived the Christmas festivities and are now firmly planted in the New Decade and the New Year. I had family visiting from overseas over the holidays and  only had the 3 days between Christmas

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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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