Still not crochet – Punch needle

I know, I know!! I am not always very good at staying on target and I am very easily distracted. So many amazing crafts and so little time to do them all with college, uni, two children and work. I also have 2 blogs, this one and CharmMe Studios, where I add my non stitched…

I know I said crochet but……

I started my crochet, as promised, but I have to admit I got a little sidetracked! It is not cross stitch this time however it is a new (to me) craft – Needle Tatting. I have wanted to try it for a long time and then I recently came across a great video tutorial on…

Crochet beginnings

In my late night ramblings last night, when I was very happy to have a Friday finish, I said that my next project I was going to share would be some crochet as I had made a few posts about my cross stitch WIPs. I thought the best place to start that would be to…

Finished Friday

You will be pleased to hear that I have Finally finished my little June Owl, complete with backstitch and french knots! That is definitely one of the advantages to doing a SAL (Stitch A Long) that you get lots of mini finishes. I know this SAL was from last year but I still view each…

Motivation

I have to say that creating this blog was the best thing to for my motivation! Since I started updating you on my progress with my WIPs (Work in progress) I have found that my motivation has increased massively. I still don’t get lots of time to stitch but I have noticed that I am…

Wip (work in progress) update

As it has been so long since I last updated I thought I would start by giving an update of where I am at on my current makes. In my last post (yes I know it was at the beginning of 2019) I was so hopeful that I was going to follow the Lesley Tear…

January is a hoot

Hello and welcome, How is it the 20th January already! Time is certainly flying by in our house so far. Are you noticing a bit of a bird theme going on here? That is because I wanted to tell you about an amazing SAL that I have joined I with. If you don’t know what…

The Journey Begins

Thank you for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I hope you enjoy following along on my stitch adventure. I have been cross stitching for around 30 years (my mum owned a cross stitch shop so I starter young) and have many projects on the go….