Cross stitch WIP Update and more

Hi all, another crafting update! I’ve had some annual leave so I have finally managed to get some Xs in on my cross stitch! So on Butterfly Kisses I have nearly finished the 9th page! Can’t wait to get onto the 10th 🙂 please excuse the aliasing in the photo! Next we have The Shepherdess.Continue reading “Cross stitch WIP Update and more”

Knitting/Colourwork Reveal & A Watercolour!

Happy Twixmas everyone! I hope you’ve all had and continue to have a good Christmas. Now that the day has come and gone, I think I can safely reveal what I was doing that colourwork for. It was of course a Christmas present, for my little niece. It’s the blanket for this crazy-looking llama! TheContinue reading “Knitting/Colourwork Reveal & A Watercolour!”

Cross Stitch: New Video and New Start

I’ve made a quick slideshow of the current progress of my main cross stitch project, Butterfly Kisses by Charlotte Bird, charted by Heaven and Earth Designs! I’m currently on my 9th page. Just 33 more to go! It’s a long hard slog but I started almost a year ago and I’m still enjoying it andContinue reading “Cross Stitch: New Video and New Start”

Shepherdess Update and a Watercolour!

Hi all, thought I’d update you on my second Heaven and Earth Designs cross stitch, which is of The Shepherdess by Johann Baptist Hofner. This one is very slowgoing for me because it is my second HAED and my first one, Butterfly Kisses, takes priority. Many stitchers have what is called in the stitching communityContinue reading “Shepherdess Update and a Watercolour!”

Cross Stitch WIP Update

Hi all, happy March! Thought I’d post an update of my HAED WIP, Butterfly Kisses by Charlotte Bird. I’ve almost finished the 4th page! This was my first ever full coverage cross stitch, and also my first time doing 1×1 full cross on 28 count, so I am very proud of my progress so far.Continue reading “Cross Stitch WIP Update”

East Asian Inspirations

I love East Asian culture and aesthetics, especially Japanese, but for home decor, I have a soft spot for the “blue willow” look. My current bedspread is a Chinoiserie design from Kaleidoscope, I have a blue willow serving tray and I hope to collect much more over the years for my kitchen/dining area! I’m feelingContinue reading “East Asian Inspirations”

My Cross Stitch WIP Reveal!

So as promised, here is what my big HAED will eventually look like (if/when I finish it!) Without the logo, obviously! It is called Butterfly Kisses and it is by the artist Charlotte Bird. Here is my update for this week’s WIP Wednesday: So, I have stitched a lot more of page 3 which IContinue reading “My Cross Stitch WIP Reveal!”

First Post! Gettin’ Stitchy With It!

Happy New Year and Happy New Blog! A lot of my posts will be WIP (work in progress) updates; posts about pieces I am currently working on and my current progress on them. Today has been a cross-stitch only day. I have mainly worked on my Heaven and Earth Design (HAED) stitch. I put inContinue reading “First Post! Gettin’ Stitchy With It!”