Category: Just for Fun

Matilda Hornbuckle

I don’t typically decorate with seasonal cross-stitch but I do believe I have been bitten by the bug thanks to the FlossTube community. Last year I stitched Brew Ha Ha by Plum Street Samples. It was a freebie on Paulette’s blog site. This year… Continue Reading “Matilda Hornbuckle”

FlossTube #21 | Sampler soiree

A few visuals of what I talk about in the podcast.

Cozy Egg Birthday sal

In the world of virtual cross stitch, it is common to host a birthday stitch along during the month of your birthday. It is also common to have a very special piece, usually something purchased at the top end of your stitching allowance or… Continue Reading “Cozy Egg Birthday sal”

FlossTube #18 | Sania

It has been a while since I recorded a FlossTube.  FlossTube is a channel on YouTube that cross stitchers share their podcasts on.  It is called that because the podcasters on it mostly stitch but there are lots of us who do other things… Continue Reading “FlossTube #18 | Sania”

Seasonal Stitching |Salute to Abigail

I have missed writing posts for this blog.  In the last few years trends have shifted to video blogging which I’ve tried my hand at.  I seem to procrastinate when it comes to keeping a regular schedule with it.  It is far easier to… Continue Reading “Seasonal Stitching |Salute to Abigail”

FlossTube #7 |A Red Cottage

Where would you live in your red cottage?

Stitch With Me #1

I’ve just finished answering the ‘Emily C. Tag’ which has been floating around FlossTube. It is probably more than you ever wanted to know about me, just a bunch of randomness but it was thought provoking for me.  Hope you enjoy!

Floss Tube #2

What is all this ‘FLOSS TUBE’ about you may ask.  My knitting has been put on hiatus (or near hiatus) while I work through some issues with my neck.  Not being able to do something I love, I searched about for some other craft I… Continue Reading “Floss Tube #2”

Episode 13 | Just Another Yarn Sniffer

Dribs and Drabs, another podcast posted from the Mum. In this episode I share a finished Fern and Feather sweater and talk of the next sweaters on my agenda. I bounce inside and outside of the house which is why I mentioned Dribs and… Continue Reading “Episode 13 | Just Another Yarn Sniffer”

Episode 12 | Colonial Knitting

The next Socks-for-Mum podcast has been uploaded. In this episode I show my newly finished Diamond Fizz Shawl and I chatter about the Fern and Feather sweater.  There is a prize draw.  I share a little bit about knitting in Colonial times – yep,… Continue Reading “Episode 12 | Colonial Knitting”