Sewing

How to make a paper bag star

I posted some Christmas decoration stars on Instagram that I had made from paper bags and was asked by several people for a tutorial. I need to say at the outset that these are not my invention. My Mum used to make them with us but I had forgotten how until I saw them on […]

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It’s feeling like Christmas

I began my Christmas sewing with a stocking for my granddaughter, which I posted about here. When I delivered the new and improved stocking I did notice that the red stocking didn’t coordinate well with the ones that Tom and Bridgette have, so I set about making some for them. I had run out of […]

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Craft a choir of angels

When I made my Christmas wreaths I mentioned that I was making angels and several people asked me to show how. I managed to give all the good ones away, but I’ll use these for the tutorial even though they are slightly dodgy. I found the pattern in a box of my Mum’s stuff and […]

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