28 December 2007

Goodies I sent to my secret santa

Here is a picture of the goodies I sent my secret santa

07 December 2007

Secret santa

Have received these today from my secret santa exchange.

Some Thorntons Christmas Choccies, a lovely stitched ornament, stitched cards and two snowman tealight holders

Dont know yet who my secret santa is but all should be revealed by the 20th December.

04 December 2007

Cushion Cover RR finished

This piece was a rr (cushion Cover) Just love it and cannot wait to make it up, but that might ahve to wait until after christmas and new year. Love all the colours on it

Update on Wreath for all seasons

Have stitched this so far. Am just loving it and cannot put it down although I have. Still have a few christmas pieces to finish

Not posted in a while and a few finishes

sorry I've not posted for a while, been busy with chrismassy things. I just dont know where the weeks have gone once minute it's August and now it's December. This year has flown by.

I have also been busy with some stitching and here are a few of my finishes

19 November 2007


Here's the lastest update not stitched as much as I would like due to my shoulder.

05 November 2007

season Wreath update

Here is the amount I have stitched in about 5 days. Had a couple of days where I was unable to stitch due to my shoulder hurting yet again

31 October 2007

Gift I sent to Celia

Here are the gifts that I sent to Celia for the Halloween exchange. I am quite pleae with myself as I made the bag from scratch

Halloween exchange

Received this from a lovely lady Celia in Tewkesbury for Halloween exchange

30 October 2007

Wreath for all seasons

stitched this so far. I am just loving the colours on this one

28 October 2007

New piece started

I've started this new piece, There are no pictures of progress so far but will add one soon.

27 October 2007

More Ornaments

Have stitch three more ornaments and have made boxes for them all to go in. One of which is at the top.

19 October 2007

15 October 2007

Three more christmas ornaments

Have just finished these three christmas ornaments I even made the tuck pillows myself. Made six small flat tuck pillows on Saturday

11 October 2007

Golden Wedding Card

Have just completed this card

Christmas Towels

Have just finished these.

05 October 2007

Three christmas ornaments

Have made these ornaments up. But must admit that I did not make the tuck pillows. They were made by a good friend.

My first biscornu

I thought I would havea go at making a biscornu, I;ve seen a number of these made on other blogs. It turned out bigger than I thought so the next one will be a smaller design. Not bad I must say for the first attempt. Picture shows the back and the front of the design.

25 September 2007

Another ornie piece

This was stitch on 28 count evenweave and was stitch one over one. Hard on the eyes though

Another ornament piece

Another piece stitched ready to be made into an ornament

24 September 2007

Another snowflake

Yet another snowflake to make into an ornament, picture is not very good being stitched white on white


stitched this snowflake and am going to make it into an ornament for christmas

22 September 2007

Teddy Bear

Have just completed this for an aunt who gave me the kit to complete for her.

11 September 2007

24 August 2007

Wedding Pic

My hubby andy has just finished stitching this

14 August 2007

Rupert Bear

Have stitched this for Nicola's cushion cover rr.

08 August 2007

Another RR piece stitched

Have stitched this piece for susie's rr. It's from Margeret sherry's 12 days of christmas

02 August 2007

Yer another RR piece complete

Stitched this for Joyce's Calendar RR

31 July 2007

Another rr piece complete

Just finished this for Jane (France) calendar/zodiac rr piece.
I chose this design one beacuse it is my star sign, also that the ram is the mascot ofthe local football team

29 July 2007

Sun Canopy for Koi Carp

Have just made this, it;s a sun shade cover for our koi carp.Made it totally from scratch and really please with the result

12 July 2007

Started a new project

Have started this project, and aunt has asked me to stitch this for her. Completed picture and stitching so far

11 July 2007

Sisters new dog

These are just a couple of pictures of my sisters new dog Jess, she is a 14 month old staffy. she's just adorable

Another Piece finished

Just finished this piece for an Open Theme RR that I am in

05 July 2007

Cushion Cover rr

Stitched this piece for Paula's cover

02 July 2007

Pieces I have stitched a Friends Birthday

Have stitched these two pieces for a friends birthday the Heart is a Hot Plate and the other is a corner bookmark (picture shows both back and front of piece)

27 June 2007

Selling items on ebay

I have a few of my stitched pieces up for sale on ebay.

ebay ID xstitchcrazyderby

Gardening Calendar

Heres was another UFO piece I found in my box. This one I just added the charms

Calendar Bears

This was a round robin piece and had been sitting in my UFO bos for quite a long while. So rather than starting a new piece I thought I would get a few UFO's out of the way. I just needed to stitch two more of the bears

13 June 2007

Calendar/Zodiac round robin

Have just completed this piece for my calendar/zodiac round robin group. It will be a while before I get this piece back.

12 June 2007


Just completed my square for the Cushion Cover RR. I love snowmen hence to the reason for stitching one. Am going to ask all other members of this rr group to stitch something they like. I know that Paula will be stitching a Teddy bear

31 May 2007

RR cushion cover

I have just finished stitching this piece for a round robin cusion cover. I designed the border etc myself and each square to be filled in by other members.

29 May 2007

Another finished piece

Just finished this for an open theme round robin. It's from the RSPCA perfect pets collection

27 May 2007

Wannabee Bear

Just finished this piece as an extra for a friend in a round robin group

23 May 2007

Two Finished Birthday Card

Completed these two cards yesterday, needed a break from the bead work on summer queen