For my cousin Michelle’s wedding on August 11, 2012, I made this cozy queen-sized winter quilt. She loves winter and Christmas so I was inspired to use flannel and reindeer prints. This quilt I did free motion stipple quilting using a “homemade frame” and my domestic sewing machine. Read more about this quilt here.
Hopefully your Christmas cards have been made well in advance, but just in case (or if you are planning next year’s already!) here are 101 Creative Christmas Card Ideas from The Dating Divas blog. This year we did the “mistletoes” idea and I love how it turned out!
Stumbles & Stitches blog has some very dainty felt ornament ideas with FREE PDF patterns. There are many shapes and designs to choose from! If you need to simplify, just use the outer shape of the ornaments it would make a wonderful weekend-before-Christmas project as a family! Photo Credit: Stumbles & Stitches blog
I have a bunch of Styrofoam balls that I’d love to use as inserts for these if I can get them to fit! Check out these adorable panda, koala and brown bear ornaments from All About Ami’s crochet blog. Photo Credit: All About Ami blog
My daughter (8 years old) was teasing her brother by pretending to touch our Elf on the Shelf, Carol, yesterday. I didn’t witness it but our 6 year old son was very upset about it – she loses her Christmas magic if you touch her, after all! It’s hard to come up with new locations… Read More
Photo Source: I Heart Naptime blog Don’t forget about your neighbours this Christmas! I Heart Naptime has come up with 50 Neighbor Gift Ideas. What do you do to celebrate the holidays with your neighbours?
I am a big fan of the Moogly.com crochet blog both for ideas and patterns. If you are looking for last minute gift ideas of Christmas inspiration you are in the right place! 10 Free Last Minute Christmas Crochet Patterns O Christmas Tree, Crochet Christmas Tree Free Holiday Baby Patterns 20 Free Crochet Patterns for Holiday Gift Giving… Read More
I have always wanted to make my own snow globes. This may be the year thanks to High Heels and Training Wheels’s tutorial! We definitely have a huge supply of empty glass jars to use up also. Check out the supply list and tell me if you will join me in making (at least) one.… Read More
My 8 year old daughter has recently decided she wants to learn to sew. Wouldn’t it be fun to have her decorate the mini Christmas tree in her room with ornaments she has made by herself? Check out Lou Lou Girls for 12 DIY ornament ideas you can make to celebrate the season. I would… Read More