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Take-A-Stitch-Tuesday: A quick update....
Just in case you were thinking that a busy Summer here means that no stitching is taking place, I thought I would pop in to give you a quick update of the TAST stitches that I have worked since my blog break started. The first stitch is week 84 of  the  TAS...

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Scotland.....
As I mentioned in my last post , we recently had a stay in Scotland and, I thought you might like to see some of the photos I took while I was there.  I have added captions under the photos so that you can see where we went. A rock pool on a walk from Loch ...

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An embroidered gift...
We recently had a trip away to Scotland, visiting some beautiful places which I will share with you in a different post.  On the way, we stopped to visit some family members who live in Carlisle.  As we stayed a couple of nights with them, I wanted to take ...

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Free Motion Quilting and Beyond!
A couple of posts ago I mentioned that I had been at a free motion quilting course in my local area at a studio called In Stitches .  The workshop I attended was called 'Free Motion Quilting and Beyond' and was held over three consecutive Fridays.  It was e...

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Wishing you all a very......
H A P P Y   E A S T E R Hope you all have a lovely weekend!

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TAST Week 80: Whipped Double Chain Stitch....
This week's stitch (week 80) for  the  TAST  Challenge hosted by  Sharon Boggon at Pin Tangle   is  the whipped double chain stitch. Two lines of chain stitch are worked side by side and then the middle edges of the 'chain links' are whipped together with a...

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Finished......
Very excited to share with you my little wool circles project all quilted and finished.  I really loved working on this little project and I am really pleased with the finished quilt. It is only a very small quilt (approx 12" x 15") but there is a lot to lo...

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The final two.....
Yay! I have finished the final two circle sets on my little wool wall hanging.  I am very pleased with how this is looking. The penultimate circle set was decorated (from outer edge) with Italian knotted border stitch in variegated fine silk thread; up and ...

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TAST Week 79: Whipped Spoke Stitch.....
This week's stitch (week 79) for  the  TAST  Challenge hosted by  Sharon Boggon at Pin Tangle   is  the whipped spoke stitch.  It is a very versatile stitch that can be used to create textural shapes and designs.  Sharon's tutorial for it is here along with...

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A couple more circles completed....
I am still busy working on my wool circles in between other projects and have managed to complete the embroidery on two more circles. There are now ten of the circle sets decorated out of the twelve that I have added to the background fabric which makes up ...
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