Christmas Gift Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for gift ideas; things I can make that won’t take a lot of time but would hopefully be welcomed. I thought I’d share today a few of my favorite gift ideas and tutorials.

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Easy Sewing Projects

I’ve been having fun just sewing easy stuff. I belong to a group where we get together every month. Well, that was until Covid. We are now meeting again, but for lunch instead of dinner. Since we are all retired it’s so much more enjoyable to meet for lunch. We used to exchange ornaments which…

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How To: Rope Ornament

I’ve really enjoyed sewing the rope bowls with clothesline. However, I wanted to make a rope ornament this season using the same technique only using glue. These are so easy to make. Here are the supplies needed: styrofoam balls – any size hot glue gun cotton clothesline rope – 3 yards for 2.5 inch ornament…

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2015 Christmas Ornaments

On our first Christmas together back in 2005 Dave made me this ornament for my tree. It’s really special to me, and always has a prominent place on our tree. Since that time we’ve been making ornaments for each other. Dave blogged about our tradition here. Sometimes in the past it has been a surprise.…

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Our 2013 Christmas Ornaments

One of our traditions during the holidays is to make each other an ornament. Dave started this on our very first Christmas in 2005 when we were dating. I blogged about this tradition last year. This year I used my Silhouette Portrait to cut cardstock for my Christmas ornament. I then painted the white ones…

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