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Welcome to my Blog. This a place to share and learn all things embroidery. Here I post inspirational stories and free lessons in the form of tutorials and guides. I also share tips, tricks and teach stitches and techniques.

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Blog > The Fairest Cape

Close to home

  I thought I would show you where I often walk:   Click on the images to enlarge                     Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town - 5 minute walk from my studio and home. This is where I go for a lot of my inspiration....                       It's a magical place and...

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Cape Town Stadium

  This is one of my favourite photos of Cape Town at night, by Andre Bester, a talented photographer from Cape Town.   I will never forget the excitement and pride of the South African people during the world cup ... it was a magical time.   Hope this will inspire you to visit our beautiful city one day ♥   Click on the images to enlarge    ...

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A beautiful place ....

  I am sending you some African sunshine  today :))   This is a photo of L'ermitage on the slopes of Franschhoek Pass, not far from Cape Town.... Click on the image to enlarge                     Have a beautiful day ♥   Photo by Ryan van Niekerk - Van The Man

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To brighten up your day ...

A little village called Paternoster.   [singlepic id=854 w=420 h=340 float=center] click on the image to enlarge   A small, quaint fishing town on the West coast of South Africa, about 150kms north of Cape Town. Famous for its crayfish and friendly fishing community :)   © Bruce van Niekerk 2010

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