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Stitch By Stitch: Beginning the Border

The New World I haven’t stitched much this month. Mostly, I’ve been staring at the pattern trying to decide where to start with the background, and then, whether to include the outer border as I go or leave it to the end. It’s just as well I felt that I needed to have made some… Continue reading Stitch By Stitch: Beginning the Border

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Stitch By Stitch: All the Sea-Creatures

After the success of February, and completing the Old World part of the map, I took a breather to do some smaller kits. And then had to do the whole “Just this sea-creature” thing all over again. It’s mostly worked, again. Sadly, there was no Ring Cycle on Radio 3 this time. Instead, I’ve been… Continue reading Stitch By Stitch: All the Sea-Creatures

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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