Category Archives: Crafts

Eighteen for 18

Last year a couple of blogs I follow were doing ’17 for 17′, lots of little (and big) things to aim for over the year. I liked the way it include non sewing and lifestyle aims as well and a … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 3

It doesn’t seem three weeks since I last showed you my Signed Tealed & Delivered cross-stitch, I started it in mid November so I think I’ve made pretty good progress.This is going to be part of Kate Chiconi’s ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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My Secret Santa is a Squirrel !

I hope your Christmas is going well, we had a lovely day yesterday when my mum joined us for lunch and today has been a quiet sewing day, so a pretty perfect break really! I’d been eyeing up my basket … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Crafty Creek Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Twelve decorations Eleven Christmas roses Ten holly leaves Nine Trees on Napkins Eight stained glass figures Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas quilts Five Cross-stitch Smalls Four homemade cards … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve

It’s Christmas Eve tomorrow and I finally feel ready for Christmas, we collected the turkey this morning at about 7.30am, we always go early as otherwise the queue at the butchers is winding down the road and round the corner! … Continue reading

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Holly Humbug

I think this will be my last finish before Christmas, a Holly Humbug for our tree… Last year I stitched a Mistletoe humbug and it’s my favourite Christmas decoration this year, so much so that when I got a discount … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming

I’m gradually getting a bit more into the festive spirit, it’s taken a bit of doing this year!! Yesterday I finally finished putting all the decorations up. One thing I do like at Christmas is reacquainting myself with various Christmas … Continue reading

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Stitching Santa

Every year Sheila from Sewchet organises a Stitching Secret Santa, there’s a sewing one and a knitting/crochet one, I did the sewing one last year and it was great fun, both putting together a nice little stitching present, and also … Continue reading

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Advent has begun!

Yesterday it was the first Sunday in Advent, the day when Christmas officially starts in our house and the first decorations go up. I tend to do Christmas decorations in waves, Advent, then maybe the tree, and finally everything else. … Continue reading

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Grassington Dickensian Fair

Well I’ve got my first craft fair tomorrow at the Grassington Dickensian Fair. Grassington is a very pretty village up in the Dales and every year they hold a Dickensian Fair over two weekends in December, people come for miles … Continue reading

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