Holidays at Home

on December 22 | in Handmade Holidays | by | with 14 Comments

We hope you’re snuggling by a warm fire with a mug of cocoa and very few things on your to-do list. Our neighborhoods are blanketed by snow here in the Northwest!

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One of our board members, Lara, has a darling skirt tutorial for you. It’s easy so there’s still time to whip up a special Christmas outfit if the mood strikes!

Pat Sloan’s Corner

Pat shares her very first (holiday!) crafting project, and more holiday happenings on her blog…

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Susan has a reusable fabric gift wrap tutorial (the wrappa*dappa*doo*) to keep your holiday gifts under (lovely) wrap.

Jodz stuff

Jodee is making lots of holiday gifts this year. One thing she’s working on is photos on a key ring for family members. Check out Jodee’s blog to see her busy Christmas crafting.

Simply B, Simply Me


B writes, “With a new member of the family this Christmas I needed to get on the ball and make some stockings. The problem is I just didn’t find any that were durable and cute, and none that caught me eye. Durable? Yes, durable. As a kid I wore my stocking around the house, paired with my brother’s that matched. So incase my kids do the same, durable. My great idea came as I was making a blanket for the little man for his Christmas gift and used up scraps I’ve had sitting around for a while.” B has a tutorial for her stockings on her blog.

LucyKate Crafts

Amy writes, “I had a little set of designs for Christmas decorations languishing in my portfolio, one of which, would make a lovely Christmas tutorial, but which one? That was decided with a little poll I held, and with over two thirds of the votes, the robin was the out and out winner. He is rather cute, although he does look like he’s had a little too much Christmas pudding, and is surprisingly easy to make out of a few scraps of fabric and felt!”

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14 Responses to Holidays at Home

  1. Oooh, I LOVE The fabric gift wrap tutorial! I just saw a youtube video demonstrating how to do this and was really impressed! :-)

  2. betsy says:

    love the felted ornament. Thanks for sharing. Feliz Navidad to all!

  3. Helena says:

    wow! the skirt is cute i might just make those for my girls. the stockings are to cute, i love the patchwork.

  4. min says:

    I’m snowed in…that skirt tutorial may be a lifesaver!

  5. Christine Bolin says:

    I just love Pat Sloan’s website. Hasn’t everyone made one of the magazine trees? What a great memory. Thanks!

  6. HappyCampers says:

    We have a recycled art contest in February & with all the Christmas catalogs that are coming, this would be ther perfect craft to do with my 5 year old!

  7. Shelly says:

    I’m going to check out the denim stocking right now! Thanks!

  8. Jacqui says:

    I Love that little Robin so much!
    I’m going to whip up a few today, too cute!

  9. Liz says:

    I love that denim stocking idea!! My kids wear their stockings around the house too. Those would be perfect!

  10. Bean Paulson says:

    love the little ruffly details on the skirt!!

  11. Those paper trees are so neat!

  12. McHats says:

    I love this blog so much!

  13. SarahB says:

    Love all the projects featured! Hoping to make the skirt and stocking this week!

  14. Frogdancer says:

    That robin is great! So full of character.

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