A couple of weeks ago I started a new cross stitch project, a house warming present for a friend. Emily is a school librarian and we both share a love of all things bookish, so I took this opportunity to create a cross stitch using a well known saying. I had a hunt on Etsy… Continue reading A modern bookish cross stitch
This month I managed to finish an epic cross stitch, a family tree sampler from the Historical Sampler Company Ltd via Sew and So. I had started this cross stitch last year so that I would have it finished for my parents 40th wedding anniversary. However my hand eczema flared up and I had to… Continue reading I finished it: Family tree cross stitch
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a blog post so I thought I’d update you on what’s been going on. This summer was strange, it rained a lot and was generally quite miserable. So now it’s September and we’re embracing autumn (my favourite season). We played board games, spent time together as a… Continue reading What I’ve been up to.
A couple of weeks ago I was a winner of an online competition run by Bluebird Fabrics to win a fat quarter of Riley Blake Mod Tod print fabric. I thought that this fabric would be perfect to make a doll carrier that I had recently spied on Pinterest. The tutorial is featured on Ginger Snap… Continue reading Toddler Baby Doll Carrier
It’s 2 days until Valentines Day and how beautiful is this mug rug. I found it on Amy Made That. She had so many lovely photos it was hard to choose one. I’d love to make something like this although it would be good for me to start with a basic rectangular/square shaped one 😉
It’s 3 days until Valentines day and here is another gorgeous Pinterest find. It’s for a heart shaped pouch and this a fab photo tutorial from Erin Erikson at Dog Under My Desk. This would make such a cute little gift.
It’s 7 days until Valentines day and here’s a brooch I made last year I created a tutorial so that anyone can make their own embroidered brooch here.