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Saturday Share
5/31/2014 9:17:29 PM
There were loads of designs on the Cross Stitch Showcase Facebook page this week but this week's Saturday Share was one of those pictures that I just kept coming back to.
Cross stitch: art and good for you!
5/28/2014 6:12:29 PM
Well, if cross stitch is being shown at a New York art gallery then it's got to be art, right?.
Free book sample
5/26/2014 7:09:01 PM
This has nothing to do with cross stitch I'm afraid but it's very much to do with the other part of my creative life.
Saturday Share
5/24/2014 9:36:11 PM
I had a bit of a deliberation this week between whether to go for a clever design by Sheena Rogers or a beautiful design by Paine Free Crafts.
Cross stitch: art or craft?
5/21/2014 6:44:10 PM
I've seen the debate about whether cross stitch is an art or a craft crop up a few times but there was an interesting twist in a Facebook discussion group this week.
Loop the loop
5/19/2014 10:35:23 PM
There was a plane doing aerial acrobatics over my garden at the weekend. Not that I'd booked it or anything like that, the display was for the canal festival in the next village - I just happened to get the benefit.
Saturday Share
5/17/2014 11:51:40 AM
Today it's Saturday Shares - plural. Maybe it's because the sun has finally come out but I really couldn't decide, so I'm sharing two today. Remember, all the shares come from the Facebook page Cross Stitch Showcase - there are loads more on there every week.
Stash prices
5/15/2014 3:12:38 PM
Today I thought I'd share a truly excellent post from Golden Circle Designs' blog Stitching with a Shimmy. It's all about the pricing of kits and charts.
5/12/2014 5:32:53 PM
I've just come across a knitting anthology. Yes, really.
Saturday Share
5/10/2014 9:56:37 AM
Another week where it's been really tough to select something from the Facebook page Cross Stitch Showcase... great themes, new designers joining in the fun and some magical designs.
New design on its way...
5/8/2014 6:26:49 PM
I usually update this blog on Mondays and Wednesdays with a Saturday Share of another designer's work (because there are many fabulous designers out there and, with a bit of luck someone is doing the same for me). But yesterday didn't happen because...
Pop up gallery
5/5/2014 12:16:49 PM
I'm a fan of internet shopping - it's so easy, particularly at Christmas - but it does have its downsides and one of those is that see a 'live' stitched-up model is so different from seeing it on screen.
Saturday Share
5/3/2014 7:40:20 PM
There were several contenders for this week's Saturday Share. If you want to see the others I could have chosen, don't forget you can see everything at the Cross Stitch Showcase page on Facebook.
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