I’ve decided to join in with the Faby Riley Stitch-A-Long Jacquie which started at the end of last month. I know I have many other projects on the go but this one intrigued me and I’ve wanted to do a Faby for a while. Variety is the spice and all that! From the get go… Continue reading July the Beginning
Well the weather has been spectacular at last! Summer arrived. What a strange year. I have peonies totally over and some just coming into tight bud. The same with the roses. You can almost hear the plants wondering if it's safe to get on with things now! Lots of time has been spent in the… Continue reading Garden and Golf Steals June!
Sorry if I haven’t commented on any blogs lately, I’m catching up! Just about coming out of the shock and limbo mode and into the right lets get on with it mode. What choice is there? I put up a quote on Facebook the other day that just about sums it up. For all our… Continue reading Marching On
I had my first finish of the year actually on New Year’s Day, the Garden Tiger Moth needlepoint. It’s now been made up into a little pillow and sitting on the settle with the others quite happily. With the lovely news of friends expecting a baby I went into baby blanket mode. Not knowing the… Continue reading Normality Resumes
This is it, the felt base cushion panel I'm making. It’s wet felted after a Jackie Cardy method then fixed to a cotton base before stitching. Most of the stitching is done bar some colonial knots, started bottom right, and a bit of beading but I'm really having to push this one through. I guess… Continue reading Not Feeling the Love!
I've finished, ish, the casket using Linda’s samples. It was just an itch to scratch and still needs something. Probably dangles from the closure or a bit more bling somewhere. I gold foiled the inside so it is bling in there! We had our second Crafty Cuppa this week too. Tracy has been adding rows… Continue reading One Reliquary Casket