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A Birthday Celebration!

Yesterday I celebrated a birthday and was totally spoiled by DH, DS and DD alike. We shared a lovely dinner at a Meeka Morrocan Restaurant in Perth. Fantastic food – I highly recommend!   Some of my stitching mojo returned

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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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… I really am. I have a birthday exchange going with Gaby in Germany. Look what had arrived in the mail when I got home from work last Friday… 🙄 The package consisted of various booklets of European cross stitch

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And The Winners Are…

Copied from Random.Org List Randomizer There were 11 items in your list. Here they are in random order: Barbara Joanne Dawn in AZ Lisa V Rowyn Valerie Myra Karen T Lorraine Isabelle Edgar Congratulations! Barb and Joanne. Barb gets Giveaway

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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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Announcing Giveaway Winner!

And the winner is… Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 11 Timestamp: 2010-06-13 00:50:22 UTC 30/05/2010 at 5:35 pm | #11 said: <blockquote cite  #comment-952″ – Lynn A lovely ornament!  Congratulations on your blogoversary and Happy Birthday x Lynn

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Birthday Exchange Gifts

 Last week I received the most amazing parcel from  Gaby which left me totally gobsmacked. It included such an array of wonderful gifts, including the cross stitch book Blumchen by Christianne Dahlbeck, which has been on my wish list for a

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Thank You Patti!

I want to say many many thanks to my dear friend Patti who sent  me this award. It’s my first award and I am honoured to receive it.  Here’s wishing that true friendships continue to flourish in our stitching and

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Winner of Giveaway No. 5

And the winner is…. List Randomizer There were 26 items in your list. Here they are in random order: Carol R Joanne Barbara Mainely Stitching Kate Staphanie H Sarah Barbara Brainard Tintocktap Jennifer Hedden Angie E Meghann Vicki Wurgler Nicole

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Giveaway No. 5

The last, and certainly not the least, giveaway … some of you may recognise as the freebie Quaker Time by Gencat (Lune d’Automne) .  I’ve finished it into an octagonal shaped hanging ornament.  My poor photography may fool you into thinking that it’s been

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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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