Valentine’s Day is fast arriving. Are you planning to stitch anything in particular for your Valentines’ Decorations, or for a loved one? While I was uploading the Rovaris charts to the website last week, there were two designs that I thought would be perfect for my Valentine, with one, the Dutch children surrounded by a… Read More
Last weekend I was able to get back into the sewing room to continue with the makeover. My first job was to pack away all of my stash into the wardrobe. Initially looking at the wardrobe and the stash, I was quite concerned, but then I realised that most of it had come from a… Read More
The day before I officially return to work. A day to be patriotic. To remember that today is also a day of mourning for indigenous Australians. A day to remember past Australia Day’s spent overseas. What better day can there be than one of sun, family and nature. While doing chores around the property, we… Read More
So often I hear from various people that they have enough needlework for their walls. But is that all you can do with your needlework. Friday Finishing is where I will be looking at different finishing ideas. Sometimes I will be able to include the pictures, especially if I have had a go at the… Read More
Here she is, almost complete. When I ordered the Needlepoint Inc. Silks, I did not take note of the correction, and missed one. It will be ordered when I place my next order for Needlepoint silks (which will be a big one as I will also be ordering the silks for Christmas at Hawk Run… Read More
Finally I have gotten around to loading the newest items in the shop up to the website. Among the new items are designs from Rovaris, Little House Needleworks and Blackbird Designs. Check the store regularly over the next week or so as I continue to upload in excess of 50 new products.
Don’t forget – 10% of all sales at The Needlework Boutique today go to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Almost 12 months ago, the world came to our aid following the worst bushfire tragedy that we have ever experienced. The generosity of so many, especially from countries with so little is something that I, as a Victorian, will always be grateful for. It does not matter if we are a rich country, or a… Read More
and I have been reading more than stitching. I have barely touched the computer in days! Finally today, after temperatures that reached as high as the low 4os (celsius that is!) the heat wave finally broke, bringing us cooler temperatures and a bit of rain. Thunder too. It did reach around 36C before the cool… Read More
The picture to the left shows you the difference between the wardrobe and the rest of the room after painting. The rest of the room is painted in a pale custard colour. It is a warm colour, but I can’t stand it! The main living area of our house is even worse! The custard colour… Read More