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The Week Ahead – Christmas in July Sale!

1 Jul

I can’t believe it’s July already, and before you know it, it’s going to be Christmas again!  What better way to get ready for the best day of the year by checking out Etsy’s Christmas in July Sale!

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Everything in my Etsy shop is included – not just the Christmassy goodies.  Simply use Coupon Code CIJUK10 for 10% off your order!

There are many shops taking part in this wonderful sale.  Click here to see a selection of goodies from other shops around the UK.

This sale is running for the entire month of July, so what are you waiting for?  Cosy knitted scarves and hand stitched Christmas cards all make gift giving that bit more special.  Show someone that you really care with a handmade present!

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The Week Ahead – Cross Stitch Madness!

24 Jun

I’ve finally prepared my series of cross stitched Christmas cards and I’ve been listing them in my Etsy shop.  Yep, I know it’s June but these cards are hand stitched to order so I might as well have them ready for the super organised amongst you!

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Some feature single toned threads whilst others use hand dyed variegated threads which add another element to these designs.

I looked at Fair Isle for my inspiration and these patterns have been adapted from photos of traditional knitted sweaters I found online.  I think there is something sweet about the simplicity of these designs and they are perfect for giving to friends or family.

If you would like to order a pattern in a specific colour which isn’t listed, just give me a shout – I absolutely love custom stitching 🙂

This week I will be sticking with my cross stitch, but working on more tartan earring designs.  Keep you eyes peeled for these little works of art coming soon!

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