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Its been a while!

Well, hello there! Somehow it is the middle of June and almost 2 months since I last did a blog post! The crazy times we are living in means I’ve not posted as much as I would have liked. Then with so much going on in the world, it was a case of finding the right…… Continue reading Its been a while!

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Animal Almanac – Month 3

How are you all doing? Such crazy times right!? Not a whole load of sewing going on over here, what with Mabel’s pre-school being closed, and lack of concentration with all the worry over everything, I haven’t really made it onto my machine. I have been happily hand stitching as much as I can though.…… Continue reading Animal Almanac – Month 3

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

I thought we could all do with a bit of luck at the moment, and what better way to share that then on St. Patrick’s day, one of the luckiest days! This Lucky pattern I stitched up last year is from The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery (who else!?😆). I’ll admit though, I have only just framed…… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Into the Jungle SAL – Completed!

Two years and 3 months after I first started this cross stitch and a year and 3 months behind the sew along I have finished my Into the Jungle! I can’t tell you how satisfying it was to put that final stitch in place! I think this fabric is telling me it wants me to…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Completed!

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Keep Calm and Cross Stitch

I’ve said it many times but sewing is my therapy. My escape, my opportunity to zone out from everything and enjoy what I am doing. I have never been very good at sitting and doing nothing, and of an evening I must have a stitchy project of some sort on the go! I’ve also mentioned…… Continue reading Keep Calm and Cross Stitch

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With Love Australia

If you saw my post on Friday you would have seen a selection of patterns I have found from designers who are supporting Australian Wildlife charities. Well I have wasted no time in getting started and couldn’t wait to stitch up this super cute Koala! It breaks my heart every time I see a picture…… Continue reading With Love Australia

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Let’s Go Monday!

I’m not going to lie I am pleased that things are getting back to normal – routine wise. I never been a “fly by the seat of your pants” sort of person, I like to know what I’m doing and when to do it. The school holidays always throw that off balance and each day…… Continue reading Let’s Go Monday!

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November round-up

I can’t quite believe we’re in December already! How on earth did that happen!? As scary as it is that it has flown by so quick it is also exciting. Living in house with a 4 year old certainly makes this time of year very special, and we’re enjoying the journey of making yearly traditions…… Continue reading November round-up

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One simple trick to help keep the back of your cross stitch neat

After what seems like ages I have picked up some cross stitch and it feels so good to be stitching again! The trigger that got me started again was that my absolute favourite cross stitch designers The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery have released a new pattern The Nutcracker Parade. After Swan Lake The Nutcracker is my…… Continue reading One simple trick to help keep the back of your cross stitch neat

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March Round-up

I’m not sure why but March seemed to drag a little. I am so happy that April is here and spring is on it’s way. We’ve been enjoying some lovely weather and it really does make a difference to the mood when there is some sunshine to enjoy. Looking over all my makes from March…… Continue reading March Round-up