Archive for December, 2006

Ornaments again

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These have turned into the best portable project. Everything I need fits in a couple baggies. Yesterday, while at my kids teen gathering at the local coffeehouse I stitched three of these. I made one while sitting at a doctors appointment and a few more watching tv with the family. The wool is wonderful to […]


Creche and more ornaments

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Following up several other blogsters that have been showing their creches, this is the creche I made with my daughter about 12 years ago when she was 4. We made it out of sculpy. Here’s a few mored felted ball ornaments.


Felted ball ornaments

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These ornaments were made from felted balls that were leftover from last years felted ball ornaments. This year I cut out wool felt shapes and sewed them on with embroidery floss.


Needlecases

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Yesterday we made wool felt needlecases for when we take our sewing on the go. This one is mine.And this one is Nina’s for the ultimate in goth crafting.


The Raven King

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Dick Blick was having a sale a couple weeks back with canvases half price. How could I pass up cute little 4″ canvases for $2.50 each? Unfortunately I forgot to gesso my canvas before I started painting, so there are little bumpies, it has been a long time since I have painted on canvas. I […]


Happy Saint Nicolas Day

The eastern European tradition is that on the evening of December 5th you put your shoes out for Saint Nicolas. In the morning on December 6th when you wake up your shoes will be filled with cookies. Every year I make these delicious spice cookies for St Nicolas Day, this year my kids found themselves […]


Cute Booties

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When I was on Kristen LaFlammes blog I saw she had made an adorable pair of booties for her sisters baby made from a pattern designed by Heather Bailey. I made these with some of Ninas leftover polar fleece and wool felt for details. They are fun to stitch and decorate, Now I need to […]