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February 14, 2019
stitching progress + epp giveaway! from Charm About You

**Giveaway now closed**

cross stitch - Kindness & Fortitude: A Quaker Sampler from Modern Folk Embroidery by Lucy Brennan

Those quiet moments in the evening, a few stitches on my lunch break, this pick up and put down project is slowly coming to life. It is a soothing, mindful way to relax and all the colours together look very peaceful and calming to me. 

cross stitch - Kindness & Fortitude:  A Quaker Sampler from Modern Folk Embroidery by Lucy Brennan

I knew that the Kindness & Fortitude: A Quaker Sampler from Modern Folk Embroidery was going to be the first project I started in 2019. It was no coincidence that my word for the year is FORTITUDE, I did chose this pattern partly for that reason but also because it appealed to me ...

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January 15, 2019
start off stashing from Charm About You

Today I'm sharing a monthly sewing themed treat and my new favourite custom thread organiser!

How brilliant are these stickers?!

sewing stickers, signs of the sewdiac designed by Samantha Claridge

Part of the latest Signs of the Sewdiac subscription box from Sew Crafty, which has now ended but you can still snap up some of the goodies from the range in Samantha's Etsy shop. I'm not a knitter but still appreciate the design of this month's box 'The Knitting'.

The knitting, signs of the sewdiac designed by Samantha Claridge

And although I will probably pass the pin on to my knitting mum, these two products made me do a happy dance...
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December 19, 2018
handmade : play : prepare from Charm About You

handmade key ring with beads and jersey fabric

Creativity has been on my mind recently. The role it plays it my life, the way I use it... or sometimes chose to ignore it. How different types of sewing/crafting affect me. Wondering "what do I get from creating/sewing/hand stitching?" and "is it (the act of making/the product) meaningful?".

My mind fills up with these types of questions and I try to unpick how I'm feeling, to work through some things and get to a place of inspiration, motivation and satisfaction.

One of the best things to do when I'm in that state of ...

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