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FREE February desktop wallpaper download

I am really enjoying sharing these desktop calendars with you. It’s so nice to think that for at least a month, people are staring at my design work on their screens. This month’s February desktop wallpaper is a nod to Valentine’s day.

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3 quick and easy Valentines card ideas

January is drawing to a close and perhaps your thoughts are turning to Valentine’s Day? Why not send your hearts desire something a little more personal this year than the over priced commercial tat filling the shop windows. You don’t have to be crafty to make these quick and easy valentines card ideas. Plus you can write your own special …

Spoonflower design competion, Love is in the air

Do you know Spoonflower? It’s a great website which allows you to design and print your own fabric. It is also a great place to shop for unique and original designed fabric as many of the designers list their work in their own little store. I have a store on Spoonflower and would love it if you took a look. They also run …

Valentine’s fabric collection

Feeling romantic? Or creative? How about both? These designs are part of my Loved up collection and are all available as fabrics from My Spoonflower and WovenMonkey stores. If however you have not the tome or inclination to make something from these wondrous patterns. Never fear they can also be purchased on a range of lovely products, from greetings cards …

Free cross stitch pattern ‘I’m Batty for you’ Funny Valentine

I’m not one for soppy cards and hardly celebrate Valentine’s day. But I do love a good play on words and I love to give my Husband silly cards for any occasion. So with that in mind, here is a cute Bat themed Valentines card. ‘I’m batty for you’.  Free I’m batty for you pattern It’s not very large just …

Free cross stitch Valentines Heart Pdf pattern

Well Christmas and New year came and went, I have neglected the blog for a while, so it’s time to get back into the swing of things and start planning for the next celebration. With that in mind here is a lovely pattern for a Valentines heart. Quick to stitch up using only full count stitches and one colour. Click …

Handmade Mother’s day heart keyring gift and gift box

Here is another piece from my Mother’s day craft class I taught last week. A Handmade Mother’s day heart keyring gift and gift box. This is a smaller designed gift box and felt heart shaped key ring decorated with seed beads.  I topped my gift box with a paper rose which can be made simply by cutting a circle out of …

Banana Valentine cross stitch pattern

I just wanted to share with you my latest pattern in my Etsy shop. It’s a banana Valentine with a play on words. Perfect for those that don’t like anything to soppy or hearts and flowers. I will be stitching this up for the hubby this year. It’s only small so there is plenty of time to get it made …

Valentines projects round up

Valentines is almost upon us and so I’ve rounded up a few of the projects I have previously posted that are quick for your to whip up for a loved one. Heart cross stitch Valentines projects round up Union Jack heart cross stitch pattern Heart tree cross stitch pattern Add caption Valentine Hoop art Button heart valentines heart sampler cross …