On the weekend I attended the local quilt and craft fair with my mother and sister, who are also crafty types. The first thing we did when we arrived was to check out the quilt exhibition and competition. It was great to see it with my mother as she is a quilter and could provide some insights into the techniques used by the quilters. There were some standouts for me and I’ll share them with you in this post, as well as talk about the needlepoint aspect of the fair and my small haul.
This TAG was started on Youtube and is about stitchers sharing the tools they use for their stitching (apart from needles and floss of course!). My five tools are: Continue reading
I got married this April and was looking for a unique wedding sampler to do. I looked at many beautiful designs on the web, but they were either religious or in my opinion too feminine. I wanted a design that my husband would enjoy. I came up with the idea of having our family coat of arms side by side, after seeing it done (though not in stitching) by someone else. I played with many different ways of creating the designs but none really stood out, till this one…
This TAG was also started on Youtube by a few other stitchers and I thought I would share my list:
These are all projects I would love to acquire or start in the next 12 months. I have divided my wishlist into 2 categories, those charts I do not own yet and those I do. Continue reading
There are many lessons from stitching (or any craft for that matter) that can be applied to the rest of our lives: Continue reading
Apart from the ANZAC cross-stitch, I have completed a few other projects, mostly as gifts for friends or family. I have deleted personal details from the stitches so my apologies for the blobs in the middle of the pictures. I have included a link to the kit or chart if possible. Continue reading
This TAG was started somewhere on the internet and I have decided to participate:
- How did you start or who introduced you to cross stitch?
My Mother did when I was a child. Continue reading