And the song, from beginning to end,
I found in the heart of a friend.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When I think of December, I think of the holidays that are almost upon us, catching up with friends, the lazy balmy nights, the swimming pool and chatting with my hubby and boys, no time limits.......ah.....it sounds nice and relaxing to me. As the Christmas season is approaching rapidly, I have put my handmade gifts aside, wrapped ready to go to the ones I love. Christmas is such a busy time that sometimes we get lost in the chaos and forget to enjoy the occasion. This year I am enjoying the slower pace and have surprised myself with how together I have managed to be!! Lol.
Come and I’ll show you what I’ve been up to.........
Last week I made a yoyo wreath, this week I made a styro wreath and what fun I had.......I purchased the coloured balls and hot glued them to a ply wood ring that I had in my sewing shed. Grabbed some ribbon and threaded it through the two holes drilled at the top.
A little wire ribbon angel......
I am going to add a gold button to the front of her, and
perhaps some eyes??
Want the pattern? Click here.
Though we are really warming up weather wise, I love the
idea of knitted mitts on the Christmas tree......
Click here for the free pattern.
Oh and now, just off the track a bit....lol....that’s me all
over....I dabbled with a bit more crocheting. I found this on
gorgeous Pinterest and couldn’t help but love the
A cute throw in the making.
Click here for the pattern.
As Heather the feather doesn't have the internet, it is safe
to show you the shoe bag I have made for her as a gift.
I'm just loving myself silly here. This is such an
appropriate gift for
Imelda Marcos Heather. Just need to
add the draw string and some beads.
Out the backyard I managed to grab one of the chicks
from this year’s hatching. Man, she’s gotta do something
about those hairy legs!!!
......and there’s Chester, just looking back at me to make
sure I’ve kept my distance. He’s sweet though, he walks
away really fast when I come towards him...he’s still in
Discovered this glorious white carnation flowering in the front yard. Too lovely.
How is your weekend going gals? Hope you’re having the
best time. I’ll chat again soon.