Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ghost of Christmas Past

A circle of fine stabilizer with a tiny circle gathered in the centre and filled with some fibre filling. Red thread used for the bow, with a tiny piece of green felt holly. Black and red permanent markers were used … Continue reading

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New Species Christmas Tree 1

A stack of books holds up a length of dowel with wire branches covered with crocheted yarn. A white bead has been added to th end of each branch. The tree trims have been made from jewellery findings and assorted … Continue reading

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Stack of Snowmen

Happy pile of snow!

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Santa Tree …..

…. or Tree Santa? Whatever, he’s rather cute.

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Christmas Tree Central

The biggest, a middle-sized one and several small ones on the shelf. The two large trees are decorated totally with hand-made decorations.

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Nutcracker 1

The biggest of a small collection of nutcrackers.

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Christmas Tree of Beads

A graduated collection of beads threaded onto a piece of dowel, then simply glued together. The parcels are about the size to hold a small diamond, the tree top angel is about half an inch tall! Hand made, and inspired … Continue reading

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Christmas Collectibles

A guide to selecting, collecting and enjoying the treasures of Christmas past. Lissa and Dick Smith Published by New Burlington Books London Copyright 1993 ….. the year I added it to my collection of Christmas books.

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Christmas Tree with Felt and Fabric Trims

Printed fabric figures have been fused onto felt to trim this tree. There are scattered metal bangles and sprays of semi opaque beads to add a touch of sparkle. A tin Santa is the tree topper.

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Santa with tree and lantern

This is a mate of the Santa bearing gifts which passed by here a few days ago, purchased at the Stitches and Craft Fair.

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