Tag Archives: Christmas ornaments

Christmas in July

I finished these bags just in time to count as July finishes. I put polyester stuffing inside to give them some shape. I threaded the tops with ribbon but didn’t tie them too tight because it hides the embroidery. In … Continue reading

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A Christmas Finish

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it and Happy Holidays to all who don’t. The long holiday weekend is doing wonders for my sewing to-do list. I finished the Bell UFO yesterday, more or less. The base is a piece … Continue reading

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Learning Curve

I decided to finish the one bell that didn’t fit colorwise with the others and use it as an ornament. That taught me I have a lot to learn about using the decorative stitches on my machine. Less is definitely … Continue reading

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December Short List

Last month I changed to an abbreviated Short List with only three categories: Something old (UFO), something new and creative play. I’m much happier with fewer list items and completed three of the four items on the November list. The … Continue reading

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Not In The Spirit

I’m not sure where the time went, but Christmas is in 11 days.  Today might as well be over since nothing productive will happen before I go to bed.  I find it hard to wrap my mind around a few … Continue reading

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The Candle Incident

‘Tis the season…… Sunday I pulled a box of Christmas decorations out of the closet to start decorating.  Permit boy decided he wanted something bright and shiny for his desk.  He settled on one of those electric candles with the … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt

Who doesn’t love a new project? So many ideas to pick from, limited time to sew them. I’m feeling a little bad about how many UFOs I finished this year. That would be none. I used a couple old blocks … Continue reading

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