Category Archives: Cross Stitch

Proof Positive

I’ll be recording a floss tube episode this evening and thought I would show one of the Landmark designs that I stitched a few years ago. There are 12 and I’ve planned to stitch 10 of them. 5 are complete … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas finish

I loved everything about working on this piece. I so enjoy Christmas stitching – I have a whole wall full……. It makes me very, very happy. This is a Little House Needleworks pattern and I used a lovely soft grey/brown … Continue reading

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warp speed

Life is simply moving at that. Warp speed. I find myself at the end of the day going over everything that I still mean to do or finish and the list is overwhelming. I miss the cottage, I miss the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

What a holiday season we had! The end of 2016 was full of family and wonderful food and a lovely week of having John home with us. I finished and gifted the Scalene shawl to my SIL and it was … Continue reading

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The best month of the year!

My most favourite month of all is December. How about you? The smells, the lights, the decorations – all of it makes me feel great joy. Many years ago my husband who knows my joy, coined the term “Carriemas”, not … Continue reading

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Change it?

I think the top right light purple is too light, and I need to take it out and choose a shade darker. Agree?┬áThis is the Twisted Band Sampler from Northern Expressions Needlework. I have a bit more completed since this … Continue reading

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Hello!

Well, October happened, didn’t it? We were busy, as are most families with kids, but it was a great month. The weather was spectacular! For once it feels as though we’ve had a proper fall and not just leaped from … Continue reading

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That time of year

This past week has not gone as planned. A rash of illness has plagued our house culminating with┬áboth John and I coming down with the stomach flu yesterday. I am at least out of bed today, but feel a bit … Continue reading

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Working on the old WIPs

Well hello! This Ink Circles design didn’t get a single stitch put into it last year. In fact, when I unrolled it last Friday I was shocked at how much stitching was actually already complete! I’m about to start an … Continue reading

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A birthday gift

This was supposed to be the beginning of a Mirkfallon shawl. For my sister-in-law’s birthday I ordered yarn and bought the pattern to make matching shawls (hers will be grey and gorgeous). It looks fine in the photo, but in … Continue reading

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