Tuesday, 27 January 2015

January Stitchery and Fabrics

Our January project for Chookyblue's Stitch a Long was a gorgeous stitchery, a free pattern from Anni Downs. Thankyou Anni!
I love this kind of stitchery, and have made it into a hanging ornament ready for next Xmas.

And, here are the fabrics I have ready to begin "Natures Journey".... yes, I had fun shopping. I have gone with neutrals for the backgrounds, and will be adding some darker colours to it. The burgundy fabrics are some I had already, and I have spotted a beautiful darker country blue that I plan to use for the borders and bindings. The stitchery will be in the blue thread shown.
When I saw the pattern, these colours just came to mind, so we'll see how it all comes together. I'll be adding other fabrics as I go!

Monday, 12 January 2015


I am joining an online Stitch-A-Long group, run by the lovely Chookyblue, who has been really helpful and encouraging. We will all be making Anni Down's new quilt, "Natures Journey". Have ordered my pattern, can't wait for it to arrive!

Friday, 9 January 2015

First Blog Post!

Hi, and welcome to my first ever blog. Here I will share pieces of my life in stitches.... in other words my love of sewing and craft, mainly patchwork, stitchery and quilting. All done and shared, of course, over a cuppa!