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Kate
Cornwall
sketching and stitching and living in Cornwall lilipoposketches@gmail.com
Interests: Sketching, stitching, thinking, reading, dreaming
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I really don't know what happened to last week's post! One minute it was Monday and then the next minute it seemed to be a week later with no blog post! I think the sun coming out must have addled my brain a little. But I'm here now (having got... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Lilipopo
Oh thank you so much it's lovely of you to say so :)
Toggle Commented Apr 7, 2017 on Beginning stitching at Lilipopo
thank you :) feeling Eastery x
Toggle Commented Apr 2, 2017 on on my work table at Lilipopo
Thank you for the lovely comment. I'm so glad that your are enjoying stitching the bunny girl. Happy Easter stitching x
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2017 on on my work table at Lilipopo
Thank you Kay it is a very pretty satiny pink x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
Thank you Sara, it is such a satisfyingly simple bag to make and always useful, no matter how many of them you have (and we do have quite a few!) x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
Thank you Teresa, the organic calico is from Raystitch (online) it's under plains in the fabric section. The flowery fabric is something I bought years ago in Brighton I think x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
thank you Beth, it was lovely to stitch x
Toggle Commented Mar 24, 2017 on spring stitching on grey days at Lilipopo
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Earlier this week it was actually sunny! And to top that I saw my first mini eggs in the shop. So I have been practicing my photography with eastery goodness and pretty flowers. What a perfect excuse to buy lovely local spring flowers and to eat all of the mini... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 at Lilipopo
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The picture above is my very first iron on transfer! The lovely Jenn at Stitcharama contacted me recently to see if I would be interested in sending her some patterns to be magically transformed into iron on transfers. Naturally I was pretty excited as I do have quite a few... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Lilipopo
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Earlier this week I decided to spruce up my spring bunny girl pattern and restitch her. I've changed the pattern ever so slightly and added extra photos and more instructions. She really is very simple to stitch, almost completely back stitch with just one thread. in fact I rather liked... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Lilipopo
Merci beaucoup :) Kate x
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2017 on ferns and flowers and unicorns at Lilipopo
Thank you Im so glad you found it helpful Kate x
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2017 on ferns and flowers and unicorns at Lilipopo
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of all the things I love to stitch flowers are probably top of my list! I love the way the simplest combination of stitches and colours can become something lovely. My unicorn is frolicking amongst ferns and flowers in my newest embroidery pattern and I thought I would share a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at Lilipopo
Thank you Julie :) Unicorns are very lovely I am finding a lot of beautiful medieval unicorns in my searching x
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2017 on catching up at Lilipopo
I am a little addicted to pinterest, I need a timer! How lovely to be out on bikes in the sunshine Kate x
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2017 on catching up at Lilipopo
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flowers for a unicorn on my table at the moment. I love the medieval tapestries and paintings of unicorns lying in fields of flowers medieval unicorns always look so peaceful and calm, although I don't think my unicorn is going to be fenced in! I want the flowers to be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Lilipopo
Oh it must be beautiful to walk in such a big landscape. Cornwall is a very small landscape especially where we live right on the peninsula surrounded by sea. Kate x
Toggle Commented Feb 10, 2017 on dog walking in winter at Lilipopo
Thank you Beth, I do love misty days although it was lovely to get some sunshine this week! Kate x
Toggle Commented Feb 10, 2017 on dog walking in winter at Lilipopo
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February is usually not my favourite month, full of grey days and so long for such a short month. But, this year seems different. Every dog walk this month seems to have brought different weather and there has been grey and plenty of wet and wind but all punctuated with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Lilipopo
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we are going through a very wet and misty period at the moment in West Cornwall. Familiar places become unfamiliar but strangely beautiful and every dog walk feels like an atmospheric adventure. So I thought I would share a little of our greys, reds and greens today swarms of herring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Lilipopo
thank you Louise, I know, I was going to try getting up earlier for quiet time but it's so dark and cold in the early hours at the moment! x
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2017 on a stitchy flowery thank you at Lilipopo
thank you Lin, I hope you have fun with it x
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thank you Silvia I hope you enjoy stitching it x
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2017 on a stitchy flowery thank you at Lilipopo
I'm so glad that you like it Judy x
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2017 on a stitchy flowery thank you at Lilipopo