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Monday, 29 December 2014

A New Year and A New Challenge


Well, its nearly 2015 and for this new years new challenge I've chosen to try my hand at silk ribbon embroidery and this is what I have chosen to start with






Oh I love a challenge
LOL 
and just to add to the challenge all the instructions are in chinese
:)))
but does that deter me...
NOooo
I  WILL conquer this beautiful picture and craft.
keep tuned for updates
:))

Last years challenge was to learn how to use a sewing machine
and through the year I made my first ever Quilt which you can see Here and two tote bags and gathered lots of fabric to stash for future projects :))
Wishing everyone a very happy new year in all your craft adventures.

HAPPY STITCHING :)





Thursday, 25 December 2014

Look What Santa Claws Got Me


Look what Santa claws got for me...





I win..hahaha I'll just sit on it lol

video



hope you're all having fun...like me,
Merry Christmas


Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Friday, 12 December 2014

Pooh and friends


What I'm working on at the moment,
Happy Christmas to all,
See you all in the new year.

pooh and friends



I love latch hooking, its so easy and relaxing to do on a cold winters day sitting by the fire with a warm rug on your lap!







Saturday, 6 December 2014

Winter Greetings


Have you been 
Naughty




OR
Have you been
Nice




OR 

Have you been 
Naughty but Nice
hahaha :))




These are my 2 Christmas Ornaments for this year
Naughty and Nice from the Winter Greetings collection by Mill Hill Charmed Ornaments,





I was going to make more but time has not been on my side this year so it is just these 2 but there are more in my stash drawer for next year :)




SO...What have you been :)
is Santa Coming...






Happy Stitching :)



Monday, 1 December 2014

Through the eyes of a child

vintage christmas

Do you remember when YOU were a child, and it was the holidays,
Finally!! it was here! 
Cold noses pressed against cold windows,
presents wrapped up in glitter and string,
stockings hung at the end of the bed,
waiting for Santa and what he may bring.

vintage christmas

And there was the magic, oh yes.
and the absolute certainty that anything was possible.
Through the eyes of a child we find the joy of Christmas.
in their hearts we find its meaning.

Merry Christmas 

vintage christmas



 from my house to yours
x


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