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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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#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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The #StitchingSanta I sent out

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So you have already seen the wonderful presents that I received from my Stitching Santa buddies and Becki from Dartmoor Yarns showed you what I sent her, but my other present hasn’t been blogged about and just on the off chance you have all been there waiting on tenterhooks so see what goodies I sent out I thought I would… Read more »

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#StitchingSanta Knitting Version

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#Stitching Santa Knitting

In addition to the Sewing Stitching Santa I also entered the Knitting one, and I’m glad I did because making things for Becki at Dartmoor Yarns was such fun, I loved looking through her blog and finding a new blog to follow 🙂 I had a great time opening the present that I received for my knitting parcel, the outside… Read more »

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#StitchingSanta Sewing Version

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On Christmas day we always have stockings hung up over the fireplace which we get small Santa gifts in. We open them when we have put the turkey in the oven and settled down before anything else happens. This year I got to add two #StitchingSanta presents to the mix, I gave one to Nikki to open as she had… Read more »

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Sunday Sevens #5 (#67)

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Here is this weeks instalment of Sunday Sevens from Natalie at Thread and Bobbins. Unconventional Pattern weights when using the Burda Pattern sheet for the first time! I think I need a new pair of scissors  Stash busting making another gift for my #stitchingsanta recipients Sewing up my most recent mini stocking using a sail makers needle backwards. Because apparently… Read more »

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