It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.. That wonderful time of year is fast approaching. For those in the northern hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and there may even be a hint of snow now from time to time. For those of us in the southern hemisphere, the … Continue reading →
We can’t deny it, the holiday season is soon upon us. I’m not planning to sew a lot of Christmassy or winter-themed items this year. It’s just not that wintery here in Cayman! That doesn’t mean I don’t want to dot around a few subtle Christmas items around the place, … Continue reading →
Making an easy Christmas decoration is a great way to get the kids involved in decorating the house for the holidays. One of my most happy Christmas memories is sitting down with my kids to make some decorations. Of course, I would have already done the stitching and some of the more … Continue reading →
The sewing part of the Christmas tree patchwork with lights is easy to do. For sewing machine newbies, the turns and corners of the tree may be a little more tricky to sew. My tip for you would be to draw the seam allowance with an erasable fabric pen then sew over it. … Continue reading →
I thought this time I’d share with you a Christmas apron pattern. This is an easy project with lights too! I’m sure it will put a smile on the faces of your holiday dinner guests. I live in Singapore where Christmas decorations go up right after Holloween. It’s difficult not to get … Continue reading →
The excitement of Easter Break is fast approaching and with it comes the welcome sight of kids collecting Easter eggs in the garden, grandchildren coming to visit and families and friends gathering around the table to share a meal or as they used to say, “break bread” together. The tradition … Continue reading →
It’s Amy from Nap Time Crafters and Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop stopping in today. I love the holidays so I’m thrilled to be participating in this fun series. Today I have a tutorial and FREE pattern for Christmas stockings to share with you. I want these to last a long time … Continue reading →
When I sat down to make these hats I wanted to make something simple to recreate but something that could easily be customized. These would make the perfect props for Holiday photos or simple handmade favors for a Holiday party!! To make your own elf hat, you will need: Felt (green and … Continue reading →
For generations, the humble Christmas Tree has graced the homes of families across the world. Year after year decorations are laced over them and presents piled up under them. But how many know the long, and perhaps ancient, history of the Christmas Tree? Today we’ll take a look into the … Continue reading →
Here’s a free pattern and tutorial for a “no hang” Christmas stocking. If like me, you don’t have a fireplace (and don’t feel like drilling holes in the walls) but you still have kids and family who love the tradition of Christmas stockings filled with small presents, this might be … Continue reading →
Have you started your Christmas sewing yet? A great place to start is with a new Christmas tree skirt. So why do we have Christmas trees anyway? If you ever wondered about this question, you can find out a lot more on this topic by following the link below. A … Continue reading →
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