Sunday, September 19, 2010

handmade christmas challenge...

Christmas has to be my absolute favourite time of year.  I LOVE the carols & christmassy tunes playing everywhere you go, though hubby dreads them due to his years working in retail when the tunes started 2 months prior & seemed to continue weeks later, so I try to keep them to a minimum when he's around, I love watching all the old christmas classics on tele & hire extra from the video shop, I love reading a story every night from our special christmas book, the christmas parties, the kids handmade tree ornaments, the excitement & anticipation of the holidays on their way...
this year I think it's time we had some new christmas sacks, so I've pulled out a few bits & pieces I have in my stash to give it a whirl.  I love this striped fabric, I found it at the op shop & was going to make pj shorts for the boys, but I think it'll be nice for this little project...

more handmade christmas goodness over at knicky knacks...

5 comments:

  1. Great idea. I'm looking forward to getting some advice on how to sew my Christmas Stocking shortly. Have to get cracking to make the November stocking swap deadline.

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  2. It is amazing to be thinking about christmas but when it comes to hand making things we do have to start early.

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  3. You can't go wrong with a spot, a stripe and a check. The colours feel very festive.

    I'm not ambitious (or clever) enough to dream about an entirely handmade Christmas, but I will commit to making one or two special things a year and eventually I'll get there. x

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  4. I so love christmas too, in fact yesterday in the store I peeked at the vintage Christmas it's all hidden away in cabinets. I'm so getting the bug!

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  5. I can't wait for Christmas...the lights, handmade gifts, food and of course the delight on little faces. I love the ribbon and fabrics!

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