Christmas stockings using a free McCalls pattern

christmas stocking

I am in full “make Christmas presents” mode. As small tokens of friendship or love, I made fully lined stockings. So far, I made 18 but once I wrote down who I would like to gift them to I realized I probably need a lot more. So I’ll spend my Thanksgiving Continue reading Christmas stockings using a free McCalls pattern

Welcome to this world baby Kinley!

baby present

I love making things for babies. When friends of ours recently announced that their nursery colors were gray, white, and pink, I knew I had just the right fabric to make something. I didn’t want to go overboard so I created a little name banner. But as life will have it, I wasn’t allowed to mention the name to anyone else before her birth. Continue reading Welcome to this world baby Kinley!

Quilted Christmas Ornaments Galore (aka picture overload)

quilted christmas ornament

WARNING: Picture overload 😉 I just couldn’t help myself.

I saw quilted ornaments online and I could not resist to make my own. There are many tutorials out there. I cut my squares 2.5 inches and had 3 inch diameter styrofoam ball to work with. When you buy supplies, consider buying a thimble as well. Your fingers Continue reading Quilted Christmas Ornaments Galore (aka picture overload)