General catch up …

I received an email from Jen who is a a cross stitch pattern publisher. Over on her blog Needle and Thread, Jen is running a contest which runs from August 1st to the 5th. It is a scavenger hunt and word puzzle contest that involves four other blogging cross stitch designers.

Prizes look good involving among others 44 skeins of over-dyed floss from The Gentle Art and  Cashel Linen from Zweigart. You can read about it here.

I know many readers like vintage aprons. Over on Tip nut there is a Vintage Pattern Freebie an Apron Breakfast Set

I am also going to put a call out as next Thursday Annie and I will be at the Craft and Quilt Fair in Canberra. Any one who is interested in a meet up over lunch leave a comment or email  me as get together would be fun.

Also over on Stitchin Fingers we have reached over the 920 member mark. If you have not yet discovered this online community for fiber folks do visit as membership is free. Just browse the photos for a while and you will see how diverse and talented some members are.

A totally different milestone was reported by Google as according to Google’s blog the web has hit a new milestone at 1 trillion (as in 1,000,000,000,000) unique URLs (I know not on topic but interesting for the geeks among us never the less)

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