Category Archives: holiday crafts

Project List for 2017

My 2017 project list – it just keeps growing. Quilting Quilt for baby Cooper – must do!! Pick a BOM from resource center and make top Knitting Six bandages for DOVE – must do!! Last 2 car seat blankies from … Continue reading

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Christmas Projects – Two Finishes!

This is my holiday scarf.  I knit it using red heart super saver yarn, K1P1 rib over 61 stitches.  The first stitch was slipped and the last stitch knit on every row.  I used 3 full skeins and the finish … Continue reading

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Halloween Tissue Box & Emma Sampler

The walls of my tissue box house are in progress and I have been struggling with the window frames.  I didn’t like the look of using one strand of yarn – bad coverage — so I tried double wrapping and … Continue reading

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Christmas In July – The End

I ended the  month with cross stitch ornaments — Gingerbread Boy & Girl These came from Kount on Kappie book 36.  I stitched them on 22 count hardanger one over one.  The white backstitch is two strands — I started … Continue reading

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Christmas in July Continues

Only a few days left for the Christmas in July themed stitching. This past week I finished my gingerbread boy ornament. It would be safe to say that the red and green striped background took longer than the boy — … Continue reading

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Today Means — Christmas in July!!

Yeah!!  It is July 1st and I have decreed that projects for the month will be Christmas theme. Decisions, decisions…. I will be starting the latest HAED challenge using Mini Be Good for Goodness Sake and this is my starting … Continue reading

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Christmas Pin Up Ornaments – Nearly Done

This has been a fun project.  I am almost done but am missing a suitable mustache for Santa.  I stopped by the craft store but Santa accessories must be out of season — so off to the needlepoint shop this … Continue reading

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Art to Heart Pin Ups — aka Christmas Ornaments

Most of my crafty time this past week has been spent working on a cute set of Christmas ornaments using a pattern from Art to Heart. This is what I have done so far….  there are a few details that … Continue reading

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Small Project Finishes – Chili Needlepoint and Gift Giver Felt Pockets

For some reason, I gravitate to large projects — it is refreshing to work on something smaller and finish in just a day or two.   After finishing the Salt Water Taffy quilt I found a couple of project bags … Continue reading

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More Holiday Ornaments

I’m not really sure where the month of December went.  The tree and villages are up, a few more ornaments are felted but no baking has been done.  Good thing there are plenty of yummy goodies available at the stores! … Continue reading

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