Category Archives: Christmas

Just in case you thought I forgot about Christmas…..

Have a merry one… A technique from the “One Block Wonders” book by Maxine Rosenthal…

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A Little Bit of Christmas Here

Some berries picked in a local marshy area and displayed in my great grandmother’s milk churn… Creche… Christmas quilt… Wreath on front door.

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Gingerbread Trees with Lemon Icing

My little quilting group, Loose Threads, is meeting at my house tomorrow, so I thought I would get into the spirit and bake Christmas cookies. The recipe for these little guys is in the December 2010 Everyday Food magazine. Closeup.

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Winterscapes Place Mats

I was inspired by a photograph of my daughter’s new kitchen floor to make these place mats at the last minute as a housewarming/Christmas gift to her and her husband. The kitchen floor is aqua. The fabric is from the … Continue reading

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Snowman Jewelry

My sis-in-law is a lampwork bead maker. She made these beads and assembled them into jewelry and then sent them to ME for a Christmas surprise. Aren’t they cute?

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Christmas Ornaments

In the late seventies when I moved into my first house and finally had a real Christmas tree, I made these ornaments from a Vogue pattern. Does anyone have this pattern? It is no longer available from Vogue and I … Continue reading

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