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St. George’s Day Stitching Crafts

The Irish have just celebrated their patron saint’s day.  Now it’s time for the English to celebrate theirs. April 23rd is St. George’s Day in England.  He has been the patron saint of England since 1415 AD when English soliders … Continue reading

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Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’ March 2011 Update

It’s time again to show you how far I’ve gotten with my stitching project; my seemingly endless stitching project. In the last update, I mentioned I would be posting a fresh update in January 2011.  It was my goal to … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Stitching Crafts

With each passing day, I see trees, grass and all the surrounding landscape turning the lush green which heralds the arrival of Spring. Speaking of green, it will soon be time for the wearing of the green as St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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A Stitching Mistake or Your Unique Touch? You Decide

I’ve been doing needlework of some kind for 40 years now and I still get excited when starting a new project.  I love every step of it.  I spend sometimes up to an hour trying to decide which of the … Continue reading

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Fairies, Fairies Everywhere

When my youngest daughter, Sleeper Girl, was eight years old, she had a fascination with fairies.  There was a fairy for every aspect of her life.  There was the School Fairy, the Homework Fairy, the Sleep Fairy (naturally) and the … Continue reading

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My First Sewing Project

Hello, everyone.  It’s good to be home again. I’ve just returned from a family holiday in Cornwall on the English coast.  It is a magical place of golden beaches, crystal blue waters, wonderful scenery, ancient history, hearty food, in short, there’s … Continue reading

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Balmy Weather, a Miscreant Website and Other Distractions

Sorry I’ve been away so long, but as you may have surmised from the title, reality has again reared its ugly head and demanded my attention. Balmy Weather The weather here has been positively tropical.  According to the papers, it … Continue reading

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Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’ Update

In a previous post  from November 2009, I described how the urge to cross stitch had taken hold again.  Along with that post I also published a picture of the design I would be working on again.  Just thought you might like to … Continue reading

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Free Spirits

As you may have read recently, I was going through my annual ritual (i.e. stress-out) of what to get Sleeper Girl for her birthday.  Now some of you may wonder why an incorrigible stitcher like me would find gift-giving a problem.  Surely all I need to do … Continue reading

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Feeding Time by Designs by Gloria & Pat, Inc.

Click now to see the latest addition to my Needlework Gallery.  I got the pattern for this farmyard family from a chart leaflet entitled ‘Little Things Count™…’, Day After Day, 3rd Collectors Series, LTC 11.  I discovered it at a … Continue reading

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