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Saturday Share
10/11/2014 4:16:59 PM
I'm hoping that my Saturday Share posts are showing what can be done with cross stitch for anyone who thinks it's a hobby for old ladies who like to stitch flowers. This week's share couldn't be further away from that picture!.
A visit from the frog
10/6/2014 12:04:41 PM
Even though I now only stitch my own designs I'm not immune from a visit from the frog - and it came hopping by this weekend.
Saturday Share
10/4/2014 5:41:46 PM
This week's Saturday Share had me 'feline' confused until I solved the problem by picking two of the designs on Cross Stitch Showcase.
Saturday Share
9/27/2014 3:00:58 PM
There are some weeks where I see a design and just know it has to be shared... this is one of those weeks.
Saturday Share
9/20/2014 5:46:03 PM
To make up for the fact I haven't been updating this blog nearly as often as I intended to (the day job keeps interfering...) I thought I'd post three designs this week. It still hasn't been easy to choose though!
Saturday Share
9/13/2014 7:30:00 PM
Loads of stunning designs on Cross Stitch Showcase this week and I had a really hard time choosing something - I'm sure I have this problem every other week!
Saturday Share (on a Sunday)
9/7/2014 2:31:56 PM
Clearly, my memory is not what it was. I could have sworn I did this yesterday, I definitely sat down at the computer to do it so I obviously got sidetracked along the way... on the premise better late than never, here's this week's Saturday Share.
How much is too much?
9/2/2014 3:29:57 PM
Working out how much to charge for charts and finished items is always a difficult business.
Saturday Share
8/30/2014 10:29:23 AM
There was one design the the Facebook page Cross Stitch Showcase that wowed me this week. If I weren't so busy with my own designs this one would have made it to my stash pile.
A feet of cross stitching
8/29/2014 10:13:02 AM
The frog paid a visit last night. I moaned and cursed and spluttered like mad - many will know the feeling. But this morning I read the story of Yang Pei and it's sort of put the frog into perspective.
Saturday Share
8/23/2014 8:37:50 PM
When one of the week's themes on the Facebook page Cross Stitch Showcase is flowers I always groan because I know it will be really difficult to choose just one design to share.
The things you learn...
8/19/2014 12:09:25 PM
It's amazing what a browse around the internet can reveal...
Saturday Share
8/16/2014 3:53:23 PM
Another week where it's been difficult to reduce the number of gorgeous patterns out there down to just one but here goes...
A bit like buses...
8/14/2014 3:53:50 PM
In England we have a saying 'you wait forever for a bus and then three come along at once' - it feels a bit like that with cross stitch designs.
Saturday Share
8/9/2014 4:46:07 PM
One of the things I love about cross stitch - and art in general - is how one word can be interpreted in so many different ways.
The late, late Saturday Share
8/4/2014 11:35:12 AM
Ooops - I was so busy finishing off some Christmas designs this weekend that I never got around to switching on the laptop, let alone posting anything. So, on the principle better late than never, here's the Saturday Share...
Jingle bells
7/29/2014 10:08:35 AM
Yes, really, as England has a summer I am designing and stitching Christmas designs. It all feels so wrong...
Saturday Share
7/26/2014 11:43:58 AM
As I missed last week (technology problems, thankfully all fixed now) I thought I'd do two shares this week. It's been a bit difficult as there are loads of new designers on the Cross Stitch Showcase page but I hope you'll agree it's been worth it!
Nearly finished another one!
7/16/2014 8:08:21 PM
I'm not quite sure what's happened as the day job has been really busy and, as I keep saying, I'm not the fastest stitcher in the world but I should finish another one tonight!
Cost of charts
7/14/2014 11:25:49 AM
A few weeks ago I posted a link to an excellent blog post by Golden Circle Designs about the cost of kits - well, now she's followed it up with a post about the cost of charts.
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