A Floral Alphabet

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I think I may have mentioned before that my first love is hand embroidery.  I began  at a very early age, learning from both my mum and my grandmother using large crewel needles and brightly coloured flosses for my first rather wonky stitches. I find stitching so relaxing, almost always having a … [Read more...]

A pair of lovebirds ….

No - not Rosie and Dan - though the BIG DAY is now only a week away.  These are different lovebirds.  I've been busy making new bunting for my kitchen, digging deep into my stash and finding fabrics that I'd completely forgotten about, one of which was this large remnant of Nina Campbell Perroquet … [Read more...]

Not forgotten …

I am afraid that for the next couple of weeks I might not be around as much as usual.  This doesn't mean I've forgotten - simply that there's now only just over two weeks until the BIG DAY and, as well as all the busy-ness that involves, I also have to finish off the July issue of the Bustle & … [Read more...]