Category Archives: beading

Frilly Christmas Tree Jumper

I work in retail & all the staff are wearing Christmassy themed jumpers until the festive season is over. The legend is that I personally hate all things Christmas but its an urban myth lol. Here’s my homemade effort….it HAD … Continue reading

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Appliqué Christmas wall hanging made by Laurie

Look at this gorgeous wall hanging my clever girl Laurie made for me! It’s so beautiful I was really sad to put it away after the festive season. She put so much care into all the little details & has … Continue reading

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More Christmas past makes by Lizzy

Here’s a few more Christmassy & gifty things I managed to produce in time for Xmas 2012 Really easy to make this hanging, it’s a printed cotton panel bought for 80p from local sewing shop backed with plain fabric. Sewn … Continue reading

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Christmas Past by Lizzy

So now the festive season has past I can blog about some if the gifts I made for family & friends. I tried to hand make as much as I could partly because i love sewing & partly to save … Continue reading

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Gingerbread gloves by Lizzy

Gingerbread adorned gloves…not gloves made of gingerbread! Found these nice gingerbread kinda coloured gloves in H&M, just £3.99 for two pairs…bargain. I’d wanted to add little fox faces but at last minute thought of these cute ginger people instead. I … Continue reading

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Little Birdie’s tea towels & dish cloths by Lizzy

I love little birdie’s & they make a sweet motif to adorn a gift for any age. For my Mum I chose to put them on some plain tea towels & micro fibre dish clothes…really cheap packs from Matalan Just … Continue reading

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