Category Archives: Christmas

retro rules

Ever since we came across the ipod ‘cassette’ cover we have been looking out for other fun ideas.  And then we saw this at ipodcasesblog and couldn’t resist. The kids kind of remember the etch-a-sketch.  I think there was one … Continue reading

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really wild christmas tree tea cosy

Try saying that quickly a few times! The finished tea cosy.  It probably needed to be a bit larger … maybe next time.

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Cait’s fabric letter set

DSCF2979 Originally uploaded by northcoastjo This was inspired by the fabric envelope competition at SewMamaSew – see the amazing creations here. The postcard comes with detachable words to make your own messages. Well so far it only comes with the … Continue reading

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make your own bunting kit

A handmade gift with a twist … the recipient has to do all the work. But in this case I don’t think she will mind. Just take some coordinating fabric, a length of bias tape, a triangle template and some … Continue reading

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really wild tea cosy

Have you seen this book? The author doesn’t exaggerate – these tea cosies really are wild. I decided to make one for my parents for Christmas which involved learning how to knit on circular needles.  It isn’t hard once you … Continue reading

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rudeoff

The biscuits looked great but the spelling on the accompanying serviette left something to be desired.    What exactly has ‘rude’ rudolf been up to?

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Christmas in July

Seems how July is nearly over I thought I better get in quick with this one! I love the idea of Christmas Craft in July – making a headstart on all those projects which would otherwise be frantically attempted in … Continue reading

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