Most readers will be aware that I have recently re-embraced my love of embroidery. However, what you might not know if that deep down in side me I have a love of fashion, particularly historic garments. So you can imagine... Continue Reading →
Back in January I shared a new project, called a Year in Stitches and I thought it was time to do an update. Essentially the idea is that you stitch each day adding to your piece of work. The project... Continue Reading →
Having stuck to one of my new year plans (not I'm not using the word resolution) for nearly a month I thought I would share it with you. The project isn't called '1 Year of Stitches' and the idea is... Continue Reading →
Whilst I am finding it challenging to write about the garden, just because I don't have anything new to say, I am feeling very enthused about sewing so I wanted to share the project I finished late last night.... Continue Reading →
I shared with you at the end of January that I had embarked on a new, yes another one, embroidery project - Pandora's Box. The project is supported by a Facebook group which is how I first came across it... Continue Reading →
My love of embroidery keeps growing and it has really stood me in good stead over the last month, providing a useful relaxation at the end of a long day at work. The simple act of pushing the needle and... Continue Reading →
I've mentioned from time to time my new past-time of embroidery and I mentioned a few posts ago that I was working on a cross stitch that my sons had bought me for Christmas. I thought I would share with... Continue Reading →
I am rather pleased with myself for having finished my Christmas sewing projects before Christmas. I did think I was being somewhat optimistic at one point especially when I got distracted for a few weeks with knitting a poncho. I... Continue Reading →
Hi, welcome to blog.
I have been blogging mainly about my garden since 2008 but my proper job is in higher education administration.
I have been very lucky since I started to blog to meet lots of interesting people, learn loads about plants, and visited lots of amazing gardens. These days my posts aren't as regular as they used to be because of work commitments but whenever I come across something interesting or beautiful that I think readers might enjoy I shall try to share it with you