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I had not intended to be AWOL from this poor neglected blog for so long 😦 Life – work, study, cleaning, gardening, procrastination, tiredness – have all conspired against my stitching plans, I’m afraid. I did manage to participate in

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Life’s Good!

YaY! Great progress with my eyesight this last week. I can see a lot more detail now and colours are so much more radiant! I can even take sharp photos without having to wear glasses. A couple of finishes to

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A Gift for a Friend

Many of you who follow Gaynor’s blog know about her breast cancer journey. Gaynor is a special stitching friend because we share a birthdate in May. I stitched her a little gift to comfort her at this difficult time. Design:

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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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Christmas is a coming…

I promised myself that this year I’d start my Christmas-themed stitching early enough to be able to create a seasonal display of sorts.  So I decided to get cracking now and got together a few supplies – fabric, patterns, threads,

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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 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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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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