Tag: stitching

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I live in a b&b in Whitby. My husband and I do all the running of it. It’s very hard work during the summer months, but great fun helping guests enjoy Whitby and their holidays. There’s always new festivals to enjoy and familiar places and faces to visit. Once the jobs are done and it’s…

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I have been sent this book to review and what a beautiful looking and feeling book this is. It feels like fabric and has a close up of beautiful reverse appliqué and seed stitching. Yummy before the first page is turned. The book is divided into seasons as well as ways of working and equipment and…

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Part 3 of an occasional blog following my journey with half in hexis. This week saw me hit and pass the 1000 mark. And so far I’m still sane. ( I think! ) How do I know how many I’ve done I hear you ask? I’ve been keeping a tally I’ve started playing with them…

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Gulliver has been very busy theses last few weeks. So much so he’s kept my sewing machine very occupied. March brought with it two storms, Freya and Gareth. It’s no fun being a small bird in all that weather. Gulliver barely held onto his perch.   I don’t know if you have ever watched seagulls…

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I am a member of UK Quilters United FB Show Galleries 2019 Facebook Page. The idea is to create work for our FB Group to show in galleries at varying shows. Up till now it’s been postcard size work. It has been decided to make A4 sized pieces. A poll was created to decide on…

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Christmas sewing Got a bit of spare time over Christmas? Need to get away from the turkey and sprouts? A quick little make, or a new technique to try? This year I’ve used my grandsons drawing to create a few small journal quilts. I make these little images as stand alone journal quilts or bigger…

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Hello, new blogger alert here. No idea what I’ve got myself into but hope you will enjoy the ride as much as I will. The only plan I have is to try and share my stitching/quilting journey with you all each month. I add the word stitching to quilting as I cannot align myself with…

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Have you ever been to the Knitting and Stitching Show?  If not, you’re missing a treat, and if you get the chance give it a try. The Knitting and Stitching is held every year, and I’ve been going to the Harrogate one for nearly 30 years.  I’m not sure what year it started.  The show…

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The Campaign for Creativity aims to provide more and better opportunities for school children to be creative and have more chance to express themselves creatively or artistically. Vital to children’s development, creative thinkers hold the key to the UK’s future success. The chance to be creative helps develop skills such as problem solving, strategic thinking…