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TWIC: Finishing the Christmas Ornaments

With Christmas plans developing apace, it’s been quite nice to sit in my corner and stitch some festive ornaments. I’ve completed Popcorn the Bear, and this robin, which goes with a holly one I did last month, and I decided to skip the French knots and get out the sparkly fake gemstones from my card-making… Continue reading TWIC: Finishing the Christmas Ornaments

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Christmas Card Cross-Stitch Patches

Even though the last lot of mini cross-stitch kits I got from Hobbycraft involved lots of hideous fractional stitches, and even though I have a whole bag of mini kits still to be stitched, when I saw this year’s Christmas kits, I couldn’t resist. Imagine my surprise, and joy, therefore, when I got them home… Continue reading Christmas Card Cross-Stitch Patches

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TWIC: New Cross-Stitch Beginnings

Back at the beginning of home-working, all the way back in March, I thought I’d help to cheer up the time at home with a cross-stitch magazine subscription. I’ve had one previously, but for the last few years I’ve mostly just been buying cross-stitch magazines on an ad-hoc basis, depending on whether I liked the… Continue reading TWIC: New Cross-Stitch Beginnings