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Vintage Christmas 3

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What a rather busy Bank Holiday weekend!! I shouldn't complain really, the weather was fantastic (I can't say that anymore, it's raining & cold now) We went for a lovely meal at a local pub called The Grazing Cow, which specialised in Rotisserie! Yummy! Check out the welcoming steel artwork! This cow has the most incredible eyelashes ever :D We also spent a looong day in sunny Windsor at Legoland! Yep, we are crazy about these little plastic bricks :) (Especially hubby!) We drove past the Windsor Castle & the Queen must have been in residence as the flag was out! I also found time to make some rhubarb jam and bake some cupcakes with my son You're guessing correctly, they were yummy & they are all gone! Despite this busy weekend, I also found time to stitch a bit of course! Here is my latest progress on Vintage Christmas from CCN Apologies, I didn't press my fabric before the photo shoot session... Happy Stitching!
Mii x
Quel weekend! Je n'ai pas vu …

Coeurs en Boites 2

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I am so pleased, it took me a whole 2 weeks of non stop stitching
but Coeurs en Boites from Carton Marie was finished on Saturday.

As it is a Bank Holiday here in UK, I can't mail this until Tuesday
but I'm sure Mummy Mii won't mind having her Mother's Day present a few days late!

Stitched on white 18 count zweigart fabric
and DMC 470 Olive Green & 3820 Maze Yellow


Here it is finished as a cushion (yet again!)
Hubby found the perfect matching fabric at the local shop

I believe it would have looked nicer framed but I then realised
it would have got damaged in the post
So I opted for the safest option: a cushion!

I hope Mummy Mii will like it!!

Happy Stitching!
Mii x


Coeurs en Boites de Carton Marie est fini!
2 semaines de broderie non-stop mais
mon petit cadeau de fete des mamans est pret!

Travaillé sur toile aida sweigart 18
et brins DMC 470 & 3820

Finition avec tissu cotton et petit bouton coeur

A tout à l'heure...

1 Year Blog Anniversary Giveaway

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The 28th June 2012 was my first blog post

Amazing how things have changed since!!!

My stitching tastes have changed,
I found out that it's OK to stash
(and don't we all LOVE to stash!),
I'm a bit more adventurous with my finishes
(that is if you like cushions & ornaments),
Let's face it, I am now the proud owner of a sewing machine!!!
(Mummy Mii was shocked when she first found out my hubby bought me one :D)
Most importantly though,
I've found out that I'm not the only stitcher-holic around
and I believe I made some great new friends too!!!
So all in all, blogging rocks :D

1 Year Blog Anniversary, let's celebrate with a giveaway!!

Note this is only opened for my current followers
so please do not "advertise" this post on your blog

Rules:
1/ Be an existing follower of Mii Stitch blog
2/ Have an active blog
3/ Must be a stitch-holic!!

The winner will win a brand new original chart from one of my favourite designers!!
Party Cakes from Country Cottag…

Passion des Roses Update

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Small post for a tiny update on Madame La Fée, Passion des Roses I had to unstitch a bit of the white lace stitching as I had miscounted my crosses but here is my little progress

I bought this as a kit and I sooo wish I didn't The fabric, as lovely as it looks and feel, is just horrendous to stitch on I thought about using a different fabric, but I've worked on it to much to go back and start again So I'm going to persevere! The "brighter" months are yet to come so I should make better progress Don't forget there is still time to enter your name for my Gorjuss giveaway, just click here

Happy Stitching!
Mii x

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Petite mise à jour toute ridicule sur le SAL with Mii
Passion des Roses de Madame la Fée
La toile de lin est très jolie mais pas l'idéal pour broder
J'ai du mal a voir les trous!!!
Bref, les beaux jours sont là, avec une clarté qui devrait m'aider pour avancer un peu
Je n'ai aucune excuse

A tout à l'heure...

Vintage Christmas 2

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Well I know, Spring is finally here and I'm working on a Christmas design! Why not??
Last week, I've stitched a bit on  Vintage Christmas from Country Cottage Needleworks
Here is my progress so far

I just love the charts from this company, they really are fun to stitch I've also been using the recommended threads, one of them being a hand over-dyed pink vari from Weeks Dye Works! A really treat, the effect of the stockings is just perfect
Will put this project on hold for the time being as I'm turbo stitching on Coeurs en Boites for Mummy Mii...
My next post will be about the SAL with Mii, Passion des Roses from Madame La Fée Yes, I did managed to stitch a few crosses on this one too last week :D
Happy Stitching! Mii x

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La semaine dernière j'ai travaillé sur Vintage Christmas de chez Country Cottage Needleworks J'adore cette compagnie! Les grilles sont toutes aussi belles les unes que les autres! J'ai utilisé les brins recommandés dont un vari rose…

Coeurs en Boites 1

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Mothers Day on Sunday 26th May is approaching so fast! - Not in UK (as it was earlier on in March) but in France! Mummy Mii is so kind. telling me she doesn't want anything I've however decided to stitch her a little something. Coeurs en Boites from the blog Carton-Marie


I've seen this one finished & framed (Beautiful work Manuela!) and somehow felt it would be a lovely present for my mum I've started stitching it on antique white 18 count zeigwart aida.
Monochrome green thread
I'm keeping my fingers crossed, and hope it will be finished on time for the 26th!  Am I insane? I truly have no idea if I can finish this on time Happy Stitching! Mii x

Thank you Daphne ♥ Dank je Daphne

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Happy Tuesday dear blog friends! It is a happy day for me, I've received a little parcel from The Netherlands!!!
I went home straight after work and the school run and as soon as I opened the front door, I could smell something nice & yummy!! This lovely scent had filled my home, I knew then I'd received a little envelope from Daphne ☺
Go and check Daphne's blog Daphne & The World She's a really talented lady who makes the cutest ami things, crochet things & sweet stitching!
She recently announced the winners of her giveaway I was lucky to win one of her consolation prize

So, I opened the prettily decorated envelop and found plenty of cute little things:
A a little handmade card with the kindest words

Then in a bright fushia paper envelop, I found this adorable scented sachet! The smell of sweet berries is quite strong but I love it! Can you see the little windmill & tulips? How sweet!

These lovely postcards were also part of my prize How adorable! My f…

On Top of the World 3

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Hello dear blog friends! I hope you are all enjoying your weekend Well for once it is sunny here in UK and more importantly it is a Bank Holiday weekend ☺ so no feeling blue this evening as we have got tomorrow off!
The sun is out, the house is airing and the windows are opened Hubby has done some gardening and a lovely fresh cut grass smell is all around the house!
I've finally managed to finish my little Gorjuss girl! It took me longer than expected, the backstitch was horrendous and I had a little battle with it :P


 Here she is finished as a cushion! I really hope my niece will love her She's not really into pink colours but as this being a Gorjuss girl, I thought it was a must! What do you think? Don't forget my little Gorjuss ♥ Giveaway here Happy stitching! Mii x

Enfin, un projet terminé!! Ma petite Gorjuss, On Top of The World, m'a tenu occupée ces dernières semaines Je viens tout juste de la finir en petit coussin Qui sera, je l'espère, un cadeau d'annivers…