Yearly Archives: 2015

#StitchingSanta Knitting Version

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#Stitching Santa Knitting

In addition to the Sewing Stitching Santa I also entered the Knitting one, and I’m glad I did because making things for Becki at Dartmoor Yarns was such fun, I loved looking through her blog and finding a new blog to follow 🙂 I had a great time opening the present that I received for my knitting parcel, the outside… Read more »


#StitchingSanta Sewing Version

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#stitchingSanta Sewing

On Christmas day we always have stockings hung up over the fireplace which we get small Santa gifts in. We open them when we have put the turkey in the oven and settled down before anything else happens. This year I got to add two #StitchingSanta presents to the mix, I gave one to Nikki to open as she had… Read more »


Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas everyone. Our tradition is to spend Christmas at my parents house but this year the holiday period started differently to normal, Nikki and I had our normal Mince Pies and Mulled Wine event at our house for our Uni friends then Christmas Dinner at our house only serving 10 people this time (as opposed to our normal 12!)…. Read more »


Mini “Ikea” Project Bag

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It is not much of a surprise to anyone who has been to our house that we like Ikea, there are many things that I love about their designs most notably their space saving designs. Also we LOVE their meatballs  and have many of their bags around the house used for various things. Recently we found out that they have… Read more »


Sunday Sevens #5 (#67)

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Here is this weeks instalment of Sunday Sevens from Natalie at Thread and Bobbins. Unconventional Pattern weights when using the Burda Pattern sheet for the first time! I think I need a new pair of scissors  Stash busting making another gift for my #stitchingsanta recipients Sewing up my most recent mini stocking using a sail makers needle backwards. Because apparently… Read more »


Sunday Sevens 3 (#65)

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Here I am a Little late to the game… Ohps Finishing the kitting for my next #stitchingsanta gift… Soaking the three finished headbands ready for blocking My headband being used in anger during a very blustery evening out catching up with friends Some work on one of my Christmas presents a cowl with Oriel stitch Free Coffee Friday at my… Read more »