Monthly Archives: September 2010

Mr Christmas and Little Miss Christmas

Two Christmas additions to the Mr Men and Little Miss library, by Roger Hargreaves, these are the 2006 editions published by Penguin, Australia. Little Miss Christmas lives at the North Pole, next to Father Christmas, while Mr Christmas lives at … Continue reading

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Crystal Christmas Tree

Well, glass anyway, standing on a mirror, with glass gifts around the base.

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Metal Strips

Found in the cheap shop just after Christmas 2009, these are just strips of metal with a twist. I haven’t used them on a tree yet, but think they will look effective.

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Crochet Christmas Star

Crocheted star inside a lightweight metal bangle.

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Little Reindeer

These are meant to be C\cake decorations, and they would stand up much better if their legs were embedded in icing! Perhaps these are Santa’s reindeer and are used to flying around pulling a sleigh rather than standing.

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Fabric Wreath

Save all your strips of green fabric! The fabric strips are tied to a wire coathanger bent into a circle, with some gold balls wired amongst the fabric foliage. Add a fabric bow. The strips are about an inch wide … Continue reading

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Toy Train

Toy train made by a hobby woodworker and sold to raise money for a charity. I think I have a collection of toy trains, but who is counting? They are kept in the toy box for visiting little kids, but … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Sewing Room

The sewing room gets the Christmas makeover along with the rest of the house. The window swag or garland is a piece of string with strips of scrap fabric tied to it, with some cotton reels interspersed amongst the fabric … Continue reading

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Santa’s Keys

Some years ago my parents and their descendents reached 21 people, including in-laws, children and grandchildren, so I made each of the 21 a key to hang on their Christmas tree. The keys I kept for myself and Butch are … Continue reading

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Friends for Christmas

A collection of patchwork and stitchery projects by Lynette Anderson Copyright 2003 Lynette Anderson (The Patchwork Angel) What’s not to like? Patchwork, stitchery and Christmas with Lynette’s wonderful style! Part of an ever growing collection of Christmas books, which includes … Continue reading

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