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Christmas Present Ideas: Gift Hampers

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With Christmas coming up soon, It’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents, especially if you like to make some or all of the components of your presents. For a few years now I have liked the idea of making hampers as Christmas presents. Although people most frequently think of a Christmas hamper as containing Christmas themed foods and drinks… Read more »

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Christmas Present Ideas: Wine gnomes

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So since we’ve started to put our minds towards presents for this years Stitching Santa and we’re also doing ourselves some advent calendars this year I thought I’d make a series of posts with some ideas/tutorials on how to make some simple christmas gifts/ stocking fillers and decorations. The first one is a very quick and simple tutorial to make… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #80

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Well I guess we’ve actually done a fair amount this week. Getting started on this years Stitching santa presents and things for Advent calendars has meant Christmas crafting is a go! I went to town to… Read more »

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#StitchingSanta

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Both Nikki and I have signed up to this years #StitchingSanta hosted by Sewchet, and are hurriedly stalking our partners to work out what they would like to receive. With this in mind and because we are planning a home made advent calendar I have been thinking about the little things that you can make for people for Christmas. Whether… Read more »

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#StitchingSanta Reveal – Nikki

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So this year I took part for the first time in the #StitchingSanta organised by the wonderful Sheila at sewchet, pippa had done this last year and was doing both the sewing and the knitting swaps, but I opted just to do the sewing swap. Maybe if I get some more knitting done I might try a knitting swap in… Read more »

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#StitchingSanta Reveal – Pippa

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My apologies for how long it has taken for me to get these photos up but Christmas/New Year is a time that I don’t really spend that much time on technology. Lots of knitting and cooking etc. Here are the two #StitchingSanta presents that I received. First is my Knitting one from Hila at Saturdaynightstitch this lovely West Yorkshire Spinners… Read more »

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Christmas Sevens #46

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone in the run up to Christmas… Monday we finished off our #StitchingSanta presents and shipped them off to their recipients dropping them off at Sainsbury’s to be picked up by a courier – what a brilliant… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #45

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Nikki was very excited this week when she received her #stitchingsanta present and opened the outer packaging to find a whole load of things inside!! She’s definitely going to have fun unwrapping those on Christmas day…. Read more »

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