Thursday, 31 December 2009


I have just finished my 2nd christmas card! lol its now gone away until next year. I love the metallics in this and have kept the magazine out so i can do more during the year. I have made a start on the garden angel and will post an update soon.
Happy New Year! everyone and happy stitching! :)

Monday, 21 December 2009


I've finally got my angel back from the framers in time for christmas and i am so pleased with it. I think it looks gorgeous. Its hung in my bedroom until tomorrow when i need to wrap it up and take it to Neils mums. I still haven't done anymore stitching. I started an angel card and will finish it before i start on the angel garden.

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Robin card

I've finally finished the Robin card. I wish i could say i enjoyed it but the fractionals on the leaves were so boring. I'm pleased with it though and now i am going to start the victorian christmas motifs from last months WOCS. I've recieved my fabric from silkweaver and its lovely. I am going to do a few more cards before i start the angel below.

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

I haven't done a lot of stitching since the angel, i've been so busy. I started a robin card but finding it tiresome as there are so many fractionals on the leaves but i'm doing a bit every day. I'm now waiting for some lemon sparkle fabric from silkweaver to do this pattern 'An angels garden'. Ive never used opalescent fabric before but this should be a nice easy project. I took the finished L&L angel to the framers today. It cost £55 but has a gorgeous chunky gold frame and two mounts which will be red and a gold trim. It will be 2-3 weeks but really looking forward to seeing it.

Monday, 2 November 2009

FINISHED L&L In the arms of an angel

I finished this on the 28th October but have only just got round to taking pics. Ive really enjoyed doing it and hoping to get it framed this month to give to Neils mum for christmas. I am doing some christmas cards now.I kitted up a Robin card kit to do for my Grandma but now i can't find it anywhere:( I am gutted. Ive found another Robin chart from an old Card shop mag. Hopefully the other kit will turn up:)

Heres a bit of detail from the dress. The beads and metallics look fantastic and worth all the hard work in the end:)

Sunday, 18 October 2009

nearly there:)

I've finally finished the stitching and now just have the beads to stitch on. I couldn't decide which thread to use for the beads so i have ordered some invisible thread from as well as a robin card kit for my Grandma. I usually use a hoop for stitching but ive put the angel onto a frame for the beading so that i dont squash the beads.

Thursday, 8 October 2009

I'm still plodding along but i can see the end now, i just hope i can all those sead beads in time for christmas.

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

70th birthday card

I finished this 70th birthday card last night for my friends mum. I have done more on my angel and hoping to post another update soon.

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

latest wip

I took this pic last week but have struggled to upload it. I have done a little more since. I need to get a move on now so that i can finish and frame it for christmas.I dont know how long it will take me to add all those beads.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

I haven't done much stitching since i got back from my holiday. I haven't lost my stitchy bug,i'm just so tired.I am managing half a hour here and there. I have just started a card for a friends 70th birthday so will post a pic when i've finished.

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

New pic of my WIP

I haven't done any stitching today because i have been cleaning ALL DAY!! but i dont know why because the kids will mess it up before we go on our hols on Thursday morning.At least my neighbour who will be feeding the cats won't think i sit on my bum all day stitching! ;-). Anyway here is my latest pic of my angel.I didn't quite do all the metallic on the red part of the dress but getting there.The next time i post will probably be after my hols so bye for now xx

Sunday, 16 August 2009

My Car Boot Bargain

I reluctantly went to a car boot sale this morning but glad i did.I got this box of 55 anchor threads for 50p!!! I usually use DMC but i'm sure i will find a use for them:) I got quite a few books for my Holiday reading too :D

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Thankyou card for my neighbour

Well the kreinik is a bit slow as the threads break so easy but heres a close up of what ive been doing.I wasn't sure how many strands to use so i have used three which look good.I will post a pic of the whole wip before i go on my hols next week.I have just finished this cute Margaret Sherry mouse and made it into a card for my neighbour who will be looking after my 3 cats.

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

kreinik threads

I am just stitching the metallics on the angels dress.What a nightmare,this is going to take forever!! I was going to wait until the end to add the metallics but then it may become a UFO!! The beads will go on last.Will take a piccie when ive done which could take a while!

Monday, 10 August 2009

L&L In the arms of an angel

Hi everyone,i thought i'd start a blog since i have been stitching for 14 years.I have many of my projects on my piczo site if you wish to view.
At the moment i am stitching this Lavender and Lace design 'In the arms of an angel' for Neils mum for christmas.I am really enjoying it.This picture was taken a couple of weeks ago.I will take another pic soon. I have also opened a new group in the past few days on called stash addicts which is perfect for me because i keep buying more kits and charts.
Just got my wocs through the post today and my letter is in.It features the fathers day cards i made using the brads i bought from Well i'm off to do some more stitching.I am just starting a MS cover kit which i will turn into a thankyou card for my neighbour who will be looking after our cats when we go on holiday xxx