I’m back, back again – update

Hey so yeah, hello again!! I have no idea what happened but I do know now that I remember this little place I'm wanting to use it more. I find you cannot say enough on Instagram (and I hate hate hate trying to remember all the hashtags!) and I did try flosstubing but I just felt so silly talking to nothing, maybe one day I will re-start, maybe as a New Years resolution. We shall see.


So since we've last talked I've done a lot and the I haven't done a lot. I've worked on Prancing Pony when I get around to it but she's starting to become a desk job so I can work on her beading. I am really wanting to make the effort and have her finished by the end of September/early October as I'm away to the other half's parents and I would like to make the effort of getting my sisters Christmas presents done, you know on time lol.

I finished part 1 of Frosty Forest and loved every minute of it, I've moved straight onto the next one which is the deers to the right. Still very glad I autoshipped this!

I finished shed three card kits from the magazines I get on Subscription with the hedgehog coming from the most recent The World of Cross Stitching. I really love getting these monthly and think I will continue to if I find a good deal again. I'm hoping to give the hedgehog to my dentist for his birthday on Monday.

I started Just Big Enough for Love that's all. Currently lost steam as using a bigger sized linen that I'd like and even though it looks super pretty it's sucking up thread like no tomorrow. I'm already on my second WDW background thread and think I'd need a couple of more to finish it! On a plus point once this is finished I know it's instantly going in a frame (once I find one I'm happy with) and I'll be starting another one. Maybe a Christmas themed or Halloween themed or both so I can change them around as this is going to sit on our mantle not on a wall.

I also started this Vintage Style Cushion from The World of Cross Stitching. I'm pretty much in love with everything "granny chic" so it was a must for me to stitch, to be honest I thought I would be Stitching Wallace and Gromet first but I still cannot decide on background fabric!

So I think that's it! I've gotten lost of haul but think that's a post for another day and time. Though I have been thinking about having a master stash page on here of all my "pending" patterns as I'm really wanting to get a system up and running. So expect some heavy hitting info soon!

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Traveling Stitcher to Liverpool


Well just got back from a day tip to Liverpool and decided to take my cross stitch with me, sadly I managed to leave my current WIPs at work with my q-snap frame and thought that it would be the perfect time to bring out my Traveling Stitcher by Little House Needleworks. I bought it because a) seriously how cute is that pattern and b) because I got seven “free” Classic  Colorworks threads (Tufted Yellow, Ladybug, Brandied Pears, Cocoa Bean, Cobbled Peach, Bean Sprout, Peanut Brittle) which I always need. I also bought two other colours to make the houses more me but for the life of me cannot remember what and I’m too tired to move! So will put that in an update sometime. Fabric is lemon sorbet by crafty kitten as always!!

In other news Liverpool was great bought my weight in Hotel Chocolate as always, ate loads of Vegan food (my sister is Vegan and I try to keep the same while on holiday makes it easier for everyone!) and I managed to throw up my pizza on the boat back as it was so rough. Ahhhh well it’s a small price to pay for living in the best place ever.

New Start – Hill House


Yay! New start. So excited by this one (sorry for the legs in the photo, it’s damn hot here so I have short shorts on lol), mainly because I call our little home Manx Cottage on the Hill! Unsure yet if I am going to change the writing but I feel like I’m probably 70% sure I probably will.

Pattern is Hill House from Little House Needleworks and I’m stitching it on 40ct Newcastle – Antique White. I’m finding this 40ct a hundred times better than the 40ct I used for Apple Picking, wonder if it’s because this one is white lol.

Oh and also wish I had all the colour, which I don’t! Just the chives for now but I have been paid so am going to get the others soon.