I took part in a Christmas swap … we had to send gifts each month, but we were not permitted to open them until Christmas Day. Lots of temptation through the year! I was partnered by Robyn, and it was … Continue reading
I never cease to be amazed at the variety of shapes and sizes I have found in Santa figurines. I am also amazed at the length of the hat of the on dressed in red velvet.
My very favourite Santa is the guy with a bell. In front of him is my heaviest Santa … Santa Rock! Yep a painted rock! This gift was placed very gently onto my lap wrapped in a ham bag! There … Continue reading
The Shelf Elf was hand made by a potting friend. He is so ugly and cute! Love the Scottish Santa too, not to mention the brass reindeer.
This is what happens when someone who designs a range of rag dolls is someone who also makes lots of Christmas decorations. Every doll ‘family’ I created had at least one Santa added to the family. This particular family had … Continue reading
One reason for not sewing buttons back onto shirts.
Cut a sheet of A4 paper into eight rectangles, fold each rectangle in halves and cut out a butterfly shape. I fluked the first one, then wasted a sheet of paper before I started getting reasonable shapes, cutting each freehand … Continue reading
These were all the craze a few years ago .. made with 60 degree triangles. I had to make mine from taller triangles. They have provided homes for some gorgeous mini decorations, a pair of ear rings and two brooches.
I guess Father Christmas/Santa has to come down the flue for the combustion heater. At least there is no fire this time of the year in Australia.
I think he is trying to hide on the tree.