Tag Archives: Christmas

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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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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Two More Christmas Smalls!

I’m on a bit of a roll with these now! I’ve been stitching these two little projects over the last couple of weeks but I couldn’t show you until my daughter had returned from her travels so I could give … Continue reading

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Christmas Robin

The travelling Sketchbooks from Skipton Embroiderers Guild are on the move again and as our meeting is a week early this year to accommodate Christmas, I thought I’d better crack on with it! The book I’m embroidering for this month … Continue reading

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Christmas Smalls!

My OH laughs when he sees the newsfeed on my facebook page, it’s all quilts, sewing and embroidery! I joined a new facebook page recently called ‘All About Smalls’, it’s nothing to do with undies, just little pieces of embroidery, … 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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Stained Glass Nativity

On Saturday I went with a WI friend for a fabulous day at Alma House on a workshop making a stained glass nativity. Alma House is our WI federation’s office in Ripon. We were all very different levels of experience, … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of a Crafty Creek Christmas!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve Christmas Crackers Eleven Decorations Ten Sparkling Stars Nine orange roses Eight Christmas Napkins Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas Quilts Five Gold Threads Four Candles burning (Couldn’t resist that one, … Continue reading

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Mistletoe Humbug

It’s the third Sunday in Advent today, so we lit another candle on the Advent ring and our daily Advent candle is going down fast, I’ve been pretty good at keeping up with it this year. We’re taking it in … Continue reading

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