My lovely friend Sally – @chasing.tigers has released a fab new pattern just in time for Christmas and I had the great fortune of receiving an early version of it. Pull Bang Pop is a fun and easy patchwork project to celebrate the festive season. The table runner will add a bright and fun centre…… Continue reading Santa Claus Lane Fabric – Pull Bang Pop Pillow
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
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!
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!
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
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
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
I’m not normally quite so patriotic in fact you have to go back to my Great-Grandmother to find my Irish roots, however I simply could not resist this oh so cute pattern from my favourite cross stitch designers The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery. I mean how could I not resist?? It has rainbows and kawaii clouds!…… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Can you believe we are halfway through the year already!? It seems like only yesterday I was taking down the Christmas decorations! I may have fallen a little behind on my Into the Jungle cross stitch but I am pleased to say I’m now all caught up and ready to start July’s. How cute are…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Month 6
As was inevitable I’m starting to fall behind on my monthly sew alongs. My Into the Jungle cross stitch for May is finally finished. I say finally, it didn’t actually take me that long to finish, just getting around to stitching it! I had fondness for this one mainly because little M likes to call…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Month 5