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Happy Spring!

First day of spring Down Under, but my patio has started to bloom way ahead of the season…   On the stitching front, I do have a few feeble efforts to share. First, a small hanging ornament to cheer up

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Exits and Entrances

It’s winter! This morning I heard the kookaburras laughing in the trees out in the park behind us. That definitely is a winter signal for this neck of the woods. Today, for the first time in a week, it’s not

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My Trellis Blooms!

This design is a WIP from a long time ago… now finished. It’s by the Workbasket. I loved stitching it and love how the colours all work together. Enjoy!   Happy Stitching 😉 Pokua  

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Stashing, Stitching & Framing

Hello Stitching Friends Winter must be good for stitching, as I have been spending a lot of time indoors stitching, blog hopping and stashing. I took advantage of the Aussie $$ value and splurged on some Moira Blackburn designs I’d

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Another Proud Family Moment

We attended DS’s graduation at Curtin University last week. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Design and is already working in the industry. Here are a few piccies to mark the fantastic event…   On the stitching

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Travel & Stitching Update

Hi, Friends! Sorry I haven’t been around blogland for some time.  I seem to have lost my rhythm a bit, thought I’m still managing a few stitches most evenings. In the first week of September I took a short holiday

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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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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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