Christmas Pattern Back In Store

So my grand plans for my Etsy store this year didn’t exactly go to plan, life got in the way. I still have hopes for it, so maybe next year. Anyway, the Christmas pattern that I released way too late last Christmas, is back up on my store and to show you how not particularly…

Sneak Peek – *Yawn* more Mario Map

I haven’t done that much (or so it seems) on the Mario map this week. I’ve had quite a busy week and have been out a lot and the map hasn’t exactly been calling me when I’ve been in. That orange of the cliffs really is the most tedious colour to cross stitch in and…

Sneak peek – still going with the Mario map

Now that the kids are back in school, I had sworn to myself that I was going to pick up some crafts that weren’t the Mario map this week, huh, nope. I have made good progress on it though. I’m the sort of person who, if she’s going to make a resolution to do anything,…

5 things I liked this week – 1.9.17

1. A trip to the playground with the kids (my kids aren’t too cool for playgrounds yet but at currently 11 and 13, there’s not going to be that many more playground summers, although then again, we were at a photographer’s studio in an Eddie Katz – a kids indoor play area, which my kids…

Sneak peek – yes more Mario Map

The Mario Map is definitely looking like my definitive summer holiday project. I’ve made good progress this week, creating a large chunk of the shape of the sandy rocky island (don’t ask me what it’s called, I don’t actually play Mario). I’m back to filling in background again now (yawn), although at least it’s not…

Sneak peek – good progress on the Mario map

This time last week I still had a lot of sea to stitch but I finished this segment of the sea (there is still a lot to go) yesterday and I’ve got a nice big chunk of land to stitch now, phew, because even though that blue is relaxing, it was getting a bit boring….