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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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It’s been a while since Gulliver did a blog. As you know, or maybe you don’t, he lives in Whitby with me at our B&B, it’s a busy time of year from now on in, right until the end of October so chance to stitch is precious. And the grandchildren have just payed a visit…

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I’ve noticed recently that there has been a resurgence of hand stitching, both in the embroidery and the quilting worlds. I love hand stitching and do it regularly, often in unusual places, such as the car (while husband is driving!) coffee shops and sitting on the beach, not that unusual really. I quite fancied having…

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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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For the next few weeks, something fabulous has been appearing in shop windows across Whitby.   It’s not all about the sand, sea air and the fish and chips since Whitby has a thriving quilting community, and we asked Antonella Jones to explain what’s going on.   A nod too to Chris Hart, a quilter from Pickering who…

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Rohilla Judith has claimed her beautiful quilt which is part of the February competition.   We have asked everyone whose quilt was chosen to write a few paragraphs so you can all understand their thoughts and techniques behind their makes. Judith is well known for her Gullivers, but this is something quite different with a memorable…