Sunday, 19 October 2014

Free Floral handbag counted cross stitch PDF pattern

Who doesn't love a handbag? I seem to have aquired far too many handbags along with my shoes and maybe it is time to part with a few... If you also have a love of handbags or know someone who does. This would make a great present for them. Framed up it would look great in any ladies bedroom or dressing room. Or why not even stitch it up and make it into a handbag! It's yours for free, just follow the read more link to download the free PDF file. Happy sewing. 

Friday, 17 October 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Swiss roll recipe


Ingredients:

75g self raising flour
3 eggs
75g caster sugar
3 tbsp jam / lemon curd


Method:

  1. Light oven to gas mark 6 / 200°C
  2. Line the tin with greaseproof paper
  3. Crack eggs into a large bowl and add sugar
  4. Whisk eggs until thick and light in colour
  5. Do the test to see if the mixture has been whisked enough
  6. Fold in flour using a metal spoon
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown
  8. Sprinkle sugar over new piece of greaseproof paper
  9. Tip cooked Swiss roll onto sugared paper
  10.  Quickly cut the edges off
  11.  Cover sponge with jam
  12.  Roll, use the paper to help you
  13.  Place into container and allow to cool.


Cartoon Spider Halloween counted cross stitch chart

How about this for a cute quick make for Halloween? It doesn't all have to be gore and guts to get into the spooky Holiday, especially when you have little ones in the house or coming to visit. If you fancy stitching up this cute spider visit my Etsy store when you can purchase, download and get stitching as soon as you want. Just click on the link at the bottom of the post. 


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