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Customs

Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great December, mine was super busy with lots of markets, it was hectic but so nice to get out and meet people and display my work after being holed up in the studio for so long!

Now that Xmas is over I can show off these custom pieces. I had some really nice presents to make for people this year – let’s hope all the recipients were happy!

Firstly this Welsh Christmas decoration – I had sold out of them already!
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This map of London shows St Pauls and the Millenium footbridge across the Thames –
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And I really enjoyed making this lovely pair of West London map cushions for another customer!
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Just a quick PS – It’s January which means I have to have a sale in my shop (it’s the law!!) so if you had your eye on anything now is the time to buy! Use the code JANSTITCHSALE for 20% off 🙂

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Busy

So had the time to finish all these pieces based on vintage maps ive collected:

^^ Aberystwyth town map…..

^^ Really nice colourful map of Killarney, Ireland.

 

^^ really random wooded section from my Aberystwyth map.

Have made lots of plans for new items but I have a feeling a lot of them will never actually happen…… New cushions almost finished though!

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bit of travel

Ok I might’ve lied about climbing mountains. I went to the summit of Snowdon…. by train.

Lazy.

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Sain Ffagan

Spent my bank holiday Monday wandering around St Fagans, its basically an outdoor museum, they save historical buildings around Wales, and move them to the same place. I was mostly interested in traditional cottages, slate roofs etc. And trying to avoid tourists that kept walking into my photos.

I’m afraid sheep are also standard:

  

My Grandma lived here when she was growing up:

pretty:

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llfyr sgets

I havent had to spell in Welsh for roughly 3 years so please please correct me if im wrong, anyone who knows better…

I realised half way through i shouldve done this in Welsh but then i think i wouldve confused a few people. In case you havent guessed the self defined project will be Welsh themed, im going to look at things like mythology and language, and hopefully end up with some stitchy things to sell….

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badlands

A xenophobic map:

I have no idea who wrote this, im assuming one of my witty welsh relatives….. haha

I bought these:

For new project…. maybe to sell once i fill them with something interesting.

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