Month: November 2012

A GOOD NIGHT OUT ……

A GOOD NIGHT OUT ……

  Silence. You could hear a pin drop.  I sit there, anticipating the next call, excited and listening really attentively.  Several numbers have already been called and I am now down to my final three numbers, required for a full house.   Twenty Two.  I have […]

Different Ways of displaying your Cross Stitch/Beadwork

Different Ways of displaying your Cross Stitch/Beadwork

  This is a way that I have found of displaying my creative work in a different way.   This design is Mill Hill Holly Wreath.  It should be finished as a pin brooch but I stitched the design and placed into a Framecraft Handbag Mirror.    Makes […]

AN ORNAMENT FINISH

AN ORNAMENT FINISH

When you put your mind to it, you can be really creative.   This design is one that I have done myself.  It involves Back Stitch, smyrna stitch and beadwork.   I loved how it turned out.  Simple but effective.   Please follow and like us:

My Homemade Bakewell Tart

My Homemade Bakewell Tart

Homemade Bakewell Tart For Pastry 8 oz SR Flour 4 oz Lard or mixed 2oz Lard/ 2oz Butter Water Put the flour and lard into a bowl and rub until bread crumb like. Add water and make into a soft dough.   Roll out and line […]

Clean Kitchen

Clean Kitchen

Oh dear  cant believe I have not updated for over a week  🙁  Thanks to my daughter I now have a sort of plan so need to do it each day.   I have some crafty ideas, some cooking ideas, some diary news and more about […]

Owl Cushion

Owl Cushion

http://sassandbelle.tumblr.com/post/34900342749/green-embroidered-owl-cushion-hes-having-a-hoot?ref=nf Whilst looking through my facebook wall I spotted this.  Dont you just love it.   I love the colours of the owl and how superb that he is a cushion.   So whilst you are being wise and sitting doing what ever you are doing you […]

Round Robin

Round Robin

This is a piece that I have stitched on a replacement RR for a friend.  Her RR has never been returned and is sitting in a ladys house so myself and three other members on a facebook site are stitching a replacement.   Her theme is […]

Sultana Bundt Cake

Sultana Bundt Cake

My Sultana Bundt Cake Gas Mark 4 for about 30 minutes Grease your bundt tin with butter and shake flour in as well   Helps stop sticking 4oz Butter 4oz  Sugar 2 eggs 4oz Self Raising Flour 1/2 teaspoon almond essence 2oz Sultanas Beat together the […]

Hand Made Gifts

Hand Made Gifts

Well my stitching mojo has got up and gone.  To where I have not got a clue so am well behind.  However, I have joined a WIP group so hopefully my motivation will come back. These are some of my beaded bookmarks finishes.   I am […]

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