Baking

Mini Egg Shortbread

I hope you all had a lovely Easter, I had planned to have this post published over the Easter weekend, unfortunately I didn’t quite have the time in the end. I thought it would be a shame not to share these lovely little biscuits with you anyway! My last baking thread featured mini eggs and…… Continue reading Mini Egg Shortbread

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Happily Ever After SAL – Around the World in 80 Days

I didn’t expect to finish this one so soon, especially as I started the month behind, but here it is… April’s block – Around the World in 80 Days! This was a nice quick and easy little stitch. I love the rainbow coloured hot air balloon! The great thing about being finished so early is…… Continue reading Happily Ever After SAL – Around the World in 80 Days

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Happily Ever After – The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Once upon a time there were three Billy Goats Gruff; Little Billy Goat, Middle Sized Billy Goat and Great Big Billy Goat… Block 3 of the Happily Ever After Sampler complete. This one took a little longer than planned and I was still stitching it when April’s pattern came out. Hopefully it’ll not take me…… Continue reading Happily Ever After – The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Happily Ever After – The Owl and the Pussycat

I feel like January lasted a lifetime, since my last post everyone in the house has been poorly and it has been very miserable.  I have however really enjoyed stitching the latest sew along by The Frosted Pumpkins! I think it is my favourite pattern yet! You can’t really see in this picture (and I…… Continue reading Happily Ever After – The Owl and the Pussycat

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Lets go on an adventure

With just a few days to spare until the next Frosted Pumpkin sew along starts I have managed to complete last year’s sew along “A Pumpkin Passport”. I have really enjoyed stitching this. Once upon a time as I’ve talked about on here before I used to work for an airline travelling the world so…… Continue reading Lets go on an adventure

Crafts · Sewing

Festive Makes

I had a few projects on the go over the Christmas period, two I will share with you in another time. I was really pleased they all were finished in time, although I did have more projects in mind that didn’t even get started! First of all was a lovely little festive sew along by…… Continue reading Festive Makes

Crafts · Sewing

A Belated Merry Christmas

Hello all! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I’ve just popped on here to share my completed Christmas Celebration Sampler. I finished it late on Christmas Eve, so just in time for the big day! The border was a real labour of love I have to say, but I’m happy with the way it…… Continue reading A Belated Merry Christmas

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Christmas Celebration Sampler – Row 3 Complete!

My Christmas sampler is really coming on, I’ve finished row 3! M is for Mrs Claus A is for Angel S just had to be for Santa Just the border to go and it’ll be finished!

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Christmas Celebration Sampler Catch-Up

In between the madness of preparing for the coffee morning I did have time to sit and relax with my cross stitch. I’m really enjoying this project it’s really getting me in festive spirit. Row 2 did not disappoint, it was just as cute as Row 1.. I is for Icicles and Ice skating S is for…… Continue reading Christmas Celebration Sampler Catch-Up

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R is for… and Row 1 Completed

R is for Reindeer flying high up above the rooftops. So one week on and row 1 is completed. I’m thoroughly enjoying this project to the point where other jobs are falling by the wayside. Tonight see’s the release of row 2 (8pm GMT) and I am looking forward to seeing what cuteness this week…… Continue reading R is for… and Row 1 Completed