• Daisy’s Makes

    Heirloom Tablecloth 1

    Last year I subscribed to ‘The Art of  Cross stitch’ magazine one of those publications that suck you in just after Christmas with the first issue being 99p plus a free gift. Well I succumbed and have actually enjoyed making some of the projects although I’m sure my life is not long enough to complete all of them. Part of the appeal was an heirloom tablecloth. You needed to buy the white fabric separately and the 26 patterns with threads were given with each magazine. I stopped the magazine once I’d received the 26 patterns. It’s a project I’ve been going to start for a while after my husband helped…

  • Daisy’s Makes

    Mickey and Minnie

    It’s sometimes very difficult to know what gifts to get people for their birthday, Christmas etc. I try not to do the panic buy just so that I have something to give. I feel that giving something you have made, that you’ve put love and care into can be a really good option. However, that means you have to partake in forward thinking which is what I did recently. It was due to be my sister-in-law and her husband’s 40th wedding anniversary and they love all things Disney so I made them a cross stitch picture to cover both likes. It was really quite simple to do and looks really…