Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sewing Set Finish

Sometimes I just don’t get around to posting things when I should. I finished this sewing set back in December. Yes, almost six months ago. I finally took a picture of it in April. Yes, a month ago. But, here … Continue reading

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Babies Don’t Keep – Finished!

Yay! Finally a big(ish) finish for this year! The design is Vintage Baby Sampler from issue 225 of World of Cross Stitching magazine. I stitched it with DMC threads on hand-dyed evenweave from Enchanting Lair. I changed the French knots … Continue reading

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Smalls SAL – May 2015 Check-In

Happy end of May! It is time for the Smalls SAL check-in! (Wondering what the Smalls SAL is? All the info you need is here.) If you read my post yesterday, you may have noticed that the picture I shared … Continue reading

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Stitch From Stash – May 2015

First, yet another apology for not posting for a while. We had an elderly family member who was ill, and it was quite hard to concentrate on taking pictures and writing. She passed away peacefully yesterday evening, and, as much … Continue reading

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Why Do You Stitch?

I just came across this cute little article (via a post from a friend on Facebook), and I think it hits most of the marks as to why it is great to cross stitch: Umpteen Great Reasons to Cross Stitch. … Continue reading

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I have finally finished my most favourite knitting project ever. This is Phil, named after a friend’s continuous line of hermit crabs named Phil. The pattern is Hansi Singh’s Hermit Crab, and the yarn is Bernat Satin in Silk, Lavender, … Continue reading

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Baby Still Keeping

You know, backstitching is actually pretty quick to do, but it always feels like it takes soooooo long. I’ve made a bit more progress since I took this picture, but I still feel like I’m stuck in an endless backstitching … Continue reading

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