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Christkindlmarkt is Coming, and I'm Not Ready!

The resounding silence on this site is due to one major factor: I have an art/craft fair to get ready for. The Christkindlmarkt show in Pottsville is one of the biggest art fairs of the year in town, a two-day event in the fabulously-decorated Yuengling Mansion that is the home of the… 452 more words

Fabric Projects

a proper old pickle and a sleepy shawl stealing cat......

This is the current state of play in one corner on my work table….it’s a proper old pickle as I’m on “craft fair countdown” mode…..next Monday there’ll be a quick tidy up then chaos will resume within hours….I always try and be neat and tidy but it never lasts for long…as soon as I start putting things away I always then need them straight away or just forget where I’ve put them. 1,122 more words

Hand Sewing

9 Ways We're Keeping Christmas Simple

As we approach the end of the year, it strikes me that Christmas is a celebration where there is a lot going on. As a New Zealander, most of our holidays are very low key. 957 more words


Christmas-themed mini stitching for you to make

Christmas is great. Needlepoint is great. Doll’s houses are great. Combining all three must be even greater, right?

Here are some ideas for mini-stitching kits that you could either make yourself, in the run-up to Christmas, or buy to give as kits for loved ones. 121 more words


holiday stockings & fall clean up

Thought you might like to see some of those holiday stockings

I’ve been sewing.  Yes, they’re all on the feminine side.
Probably more for decorating with than truly stuffing! 153 more words
The Journey Of A Stylish Renovation

Christmas Stocking


It’s mid-November already! High time to get started on some Christmas crocheting and knitting. I’ll be doing a lot of that in the next few weeks, along with posting some foodie treats, presents and recipes for the big day. 962 more words


Christmas stockings, snowmen and a pensive faced bunny..........

In between embroidering and sewing like a whirling dervish all ready for the big craft fair at The Assembly House in a fortnight’s time, I’ve also been sewing this Christmas stocking for a little girl called Constance and it’s now about to go off on it’s way to her mum to tuck away somewhere safe til Christmas Eve……. 609 more words