Tuesday, October 21, 2008

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS

It is time I get back to this blog. If you check out my other blog you will see I have been busy creating but not stitching.

I have been looking for some good Christmas items to make and thought I would share some of my best finds.

Go to Sunshine's Creations and check out the beautiful Yo-Yo Advent Calendar.
http://sunshinescreations.vintagethreads.com/search/label/advent%20calender

She has a beautiful "We Three Trees"
http://sunshinescreations.vintagethreads.com/2006/12/we-three-trees.html

Her tutorials are great so check her out!

Make some fun stars with leftover fabric...
http://www.craftideas.info/html/star_ornament.html

or some felt snowmen.
http://www.craftideas.info/html/felt_snowmen.html


Make some wonderful Fabric Ornaments....
http://www.mccallsquilting.com/curiss/wb1204_ornaments/

Make these cute themed ornaments...
http://craft.dow.com/proj/275.htm

Remember the mitten ornaments ....here they are:
http://disdressed.blogspot.com/2006/12/at-last-mitten-ornament-pattern.html

Make this beautiful Shadow Work Ornament....this is the first shadow work I tried and I love doing it!
http://www.caron-net.com/dec99files/dec99cla.html
or
A wonderful Stump work ornament....
http://www.caron-net.com/nov99files/nov99def.html

Try a Christmas Tree Penny Rug
http://www.patchpieces.com/minipennytree.pdf

A Crazy Quilt Stocking Ornament:
http://www.qorsite.com/freepatterns/stockingorn/stocking.html
or her Crazy Quilt Wreath Ornament

Make a Poinsettia Stocking
http://www.quiltersmuse.com/poinsettia_christmas_stocking.htm

Sew a apron Ornament....Too cute!
http://www.pumkinlittle.com/Aprontutorial.htm

Easy Felt Stockings
http://t2chk.org/new/archives/348

I Love Allsorts elf clogs
http://allsorts.typepad.com/allsorts/2007/11/ears-to-your-el.html
Her Advent Calendar Pockets:
http://allsorts.typepad.com/allsorts/2007/11/advent-calendar.html

Try these gingerbread hearts as ornaments:
http://madewithlovebyhannah.com/WordPress/?p=96


For Gifts try The Rice Therapy Bag:
http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=280
This is one great blog to follow!