• New pictures November 1, 2009

    Finally a picture of Woodland enchantress mostly done; just the finishing bits to do now, backstitch, beading, french knots and couching.  I did give it a bit of a gentle wash which brought the stitches back to plumpness after being ...

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  • The end is in sight October 26, 2009

    After a break from stitching to recover from my cold here’s a picture of it mostly done which is now out of date. Yes I have finally finished the main stitching for Woodland Enchantress, as you can see from the picture ...

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  • Colds and stitches October 11, 2009

    I really don’t like having colds, they make you feel rotten and bunged up you can’t think straight and you’re constantly sniffing.  The common cold, the one thing that can bring stitching to a complete halt and that’s another reason ...

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  • Detail is in the Backstitch September 28, 2009

    Backstitch is among the least enjoyable parts of stitching for me; I say among because french knots rate highly in my least liked list.  I think it comes down to knowing that the project is nearly finished I leave all ...

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  • Getting Behind September 17, 2009

    A catchup with the picture, this is a few weeks ago and I have done some more since so I’ll do another picture soon.  After I rolled the picture on the frame the sewing kicked on a bit and I’ve ...

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  • Ready to roll August 31, 2009

    A quick update for the end of August.  Progress with Woodland Enchantress continues this picture was taken just as I was ready to roll it up on the frame, the bottom is done so now it’s back to the top ...

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  • New Pictures August 13, 2009

    Update with a couple of pictures tonight, first we have the completed TeamWork,part of the Cats Rule series by Peter Underhill.  I like this one because it has a black and white cat in it although he’s not as grumpy ...

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  • Quick Update August 10, 2009

    It’s been a little while since my last update, and although I would like to say that I have been busy with stitching and writing I’m afraid that I haven’t.  And yet as I say that I think back and ...

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  • And stitching on July 13, 2009

    Time for an update to the work in progress, thanks to some time off work and a couple of weekends I’ve managed to make a lot of progress on the woodland enchantress.  I think it’s about a quarter complete now ...

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  • The 'Other' Stash July 6, 2009

    I think it’s perfectly normal for stitchers to have a large pile of kits and patterns that ‘they’ll get around to doing soon’ otherwise it wouldn’t have been given the name of ‘stash’.  But this weekend I was thinking about the ...

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