Danielle's Diary — cross stitch fun

Bothy Threads Cross Stitch Kit Collection Autumn 2020

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Bothy Threads Cross Stitch Kit Collection Autumn 2020

Strange weather we are having at the moment, beautiful sunshine yesterday, raining stair rods today but that’s British Summertime for you! I wonder what tomorrow will bring? Hopefully the rain will rinse the sky and the sun will shine brightly for the next few weeks as we slowly slip into Autumn, which I have to admit, is my favourite time of year. Speaking of Autumn, Bothy Threads have released their Autumn collection of counted cross stitch kits, 23 new designs, including five new kits from the popular Wrendale series by Hannah Dale, Piggy in the Middle, Family Pride, Festive Feathers, Pumpkin...

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Blah!

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Blah!

It’s a strange sort of day today, an odd feeling of quiet in the office, I think it is just me though, sort of like when you actually finish a mammoth task and sit back and think ‘well, what do I do now?’. The usual suspects of coffee, tea, biscuits, chocolate etc are not helping to lift the feeling either. Anyone else get this ever? Maybe a bit of fresh air is in order, a saunter around the block might provoke some inspiration. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Happy stitching,   Danielle PS - this pose about covers...

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Hop Scotch

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Hop Scotch

It’s another beautiful day here today. This long spell of hot weather reminds me of the summer holidays when I was a kid, the days were endless, the sun was always shining and we only went in when it was time to eat and that was usually under protest as we were far too busy playing to stop for food. It was amazing how much entertainment you could get from a washing up liquid bottle filled with water, a skipping rope, a bat and ball, chalk and a few stones. I actually feel like I would like to go and...

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Weather, biscuits and cross stitch stuff

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Weather, biscuits and cross stitch stuff

Good Morning,It’s raining here today so I popped outside to do a little dance to cool off. Not that I am complaining about the hot weather, but us Brits complain about the weather regardless, so it doesn’t count! I am also partaking in another Great British tradition, Tea and Biscuits, although I appear to have run on of biscuits and all stitchers know, you cannot cross stitch without tea and biscuits, it is against the law, so a trip to the shop it is. Hmm, Custard Creams or Hob Nobs…………………………………………………… Meanwhile in cross stitch land a lovely little printed cross...

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All Things Grow with Love

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All Things Grow with Love

Been awake since 4am because of the heat, shouldn't complain really, the weather is beautiful, perfect for a bit of garden stitching time. There is a lovely cross stitch kit in the clearance items called 'All Things Grow with Love' by DMC, a pretty watering can sampler which is perfect for this weather, I might give that one a go. Happy Stitching! Danielle

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