Thursday, 31 December 2015

Ready For Snow - Lizzie Kate

Hello Peeps!

My holiday has been productive on the stitching front.  
I have managed to squeeze in another small finish
before the end of 2015


Ready For Snow - 6 Snow Belles collection

Stitched on Sew It All 16ct aida fabric
blue/pink cloud effect

Worked 2 over 1 using DMC threads
Added the little button provided with the chart

Opted for a quick and easy finish - a cube!
I have also used Belleboo fabric, pins & ribbon from my stash

Wishing you all a HaPpY NeW YeAr!!


Sunday, 27 December 2015

Merry Merry! - Country Cottage Needleworks

Hello Peeps!

I hope you have all had a magical Christmas
and are now ready for the New Year

Being on holiday means plenty of stitching
and I have another little finish...


Merry Merry! 
From Country Cottage Needleworks

My model was stitched on 16ct aida fabric from Sew It All
Colour is cloud brown

Worked 2 over 1 using DMC threads

Finished off as a small pinkeep

I am sadly not too impressed with this finish
The fabric was somehow twisted & the piece is now off centered :(

Rachel, I made great use of your beautiful ribbon,
it suits the design perfectly!

Enjoy the Festive holidays!


Friday, 25 December 2015

Vintage Christmas - Country Cottage Needleworks

Hello Peeps!

A little while ago you might recall I'd started stitching on that project.
At the time, I opted to use linen fabric and really wasn't enjoying it... so put it aside.

While sorting out my WIPs a few months ago,
I decided to start working on it again but
this time on a much nicer fabric of my choice.


So here we are!
A festive finish!!

Vintage Christmas
from Country Cottage Needleworks


Stitched on overdyed tin colour, 16ct aida fabric from Sew It All
2 over 1 using DMC, CC & WDW threads

To be finished as a flat fold
once I find some matching fabric :)

Wishing you all a
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Will be back early January with the CJC 2016

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Ho Ho Ho in a row - Lizzie Kate

Hello Peeps!

Christmas is fast approaching and I have
a small festive finish to show you


Ho Ho Ho in a row

My model was stitched on 14 ct aida fabric from Sew It All

The colour is blue cloud (effect) with added sparkle
Unfortunately neither cloud effect & extra glitter seem to show on any of my pictures :(

Stitched 2 over 1 using DMC threads
Added the provided small red buttons for the wreath

Finished off as a cube using fabric & ribbon from my stash.
- Again this was a first attempt, so many thanks to Vonna for her tutorials -

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas!

Sunday, 13 December 2015

Tiny Tidings - Lizzie Kate

Hello Peeps!

It might seem like I have gone all quiet these past few months,
but honestly I am stitching! I am always stitching!
Maybe I'm not as fast as I used to be :)


I have recently sent a little surprise Christmas package
to my stitching friends Justine & Rachel

Amongst a few stitching goodies (I won't mention the gorgeous Sew It All fabric) & chocolate
there were 2 handmade pieces for them to treasure.


Dec 25, from Tiny Tidings XIII by Lizzie Kate
Stitched on 14ct dark rustico aida fabric
2 over 1 using the recommended DMC threads
Finished off as a small flat fold using fabric, ribbons & pins from my stash

- A big thank you to Vonna for her perfect and very helpful tutorials -


Jingle Jingle, from Tiny Tidings XIX - Lizzie Kate

Stitched too on 14 ct aida dark rustico fabric,
2 over 1 and too using the DMC recommended threads

Finished off too as another slightly smaller flat fold
complete with fabric, ribbons & bells from my stash.

I did spend most of a weekend finishing these up, but it was all worth it!
- They were a first attempt -
I am truly delighted with my finishes and hope the girls will like them too.


Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Christmas goodness

Hello Peeps!
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas...
These past few days, I found my letterbox filling up with surprise goodness.
First there was a lovely RAK from Andrea.
She always make the most perfect finishes with her little crosses.

Well, this beautiful ornament is no exception,
Simply Perfect!
A little close up!

Then, Jacquie spread some joy too with a sweet handmade felted ornament!
Neat & sweet finish.
Smells lovely too!
Thank you both.
You are two talented crafters &
I'm delighted to be the recipient of such beautiful pieces.
I shall display & admire them during my jolly Christmas holiday :)