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#Minecraft Mad

Over the last number of months I have noticed a strange phenomenon in the Hamersley household…
The children have gone Minecraft Mad!
So much so I was promoted to start a Minecraft inspired craft project… 21 more words



It’s been a while, I know…..the good news is that between a trip to Geneva (pictures to follow), a short long weekend at home with lot’s of shopping and work I finally managed to finish my fair isle style vest! 83 more words


What’s bright green and two shades of blue and has a wicked smile?

Well you’ll have to read on for a bit to find out…that’s if you don’t scroll ahead and that would be cheating!!   737 more words


Noah's Ark Cross Stitch Quilt

Week two complete –  Realized I had missed some of the satin stitch, so added that and now satin stitch is complete. The instructions said to do all the satin stitch first, then the cross stitch boarder, followed by remaining cross stitch and then finally the back-stitching. 201 more words

Counted Cross Stitch

Judith and the tassels

It is definitely embroidery, but … why?

I can’t imagine wearing it as a scarf  (“Oh, How lovely that looks around your neck!”)

I can’t envision as a placement… 99 more words


Empty Spools 2015 -- Applique with Sandra

For years I have been hearing about the Empty Spools Seminars from my quilting friends.   I heard a lot of hype about it and thought I would give a class a go this year.   756 more words


F is for Flaying

F is for Flaying, embroidery in progress.