Christmas category

  • Iron Craft Challenge #48 – Square Dowel Wreath

    This week’s Iron Craft challenge was to make a wreath. I have a couple wreaths to make on my list, so I was looking forward to this one. The one I decided to try was based on one I saw recently ...
    Nov 30, 2011 2 Comments

  • Quilt of the Day: Christmas Quilts

    I love decorating for Christmas, and getting out all the Christmas textiles is a big part of it. Here are some lovely Christmas quilts and quilted projects. Little mini ones by Tall Grass Prairie Stud...
    Nov 29, 2011 1 Comment

  • Project – More Tiny Toques

    I mentioned last week that I might be addicted to making tiny toque ornaments (here’s the patterns for the first two I made). It’s so much fun knitting up these quick, little hats, instant...
    Nov 25, 2011 10 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #47 (and #46) – Tablecloths

    This week’s IC challenge was to make something to decorate the table. My submission is not only that, but it is also a gift, so I am covering last week’s challenge as well. The real star o...
    Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #47 – Christmas Ornament Coasters

    This week for Iron Craft we were challenged to make something that could be used on our dining room or kitchen table. Inspired by some of the interesting felt coasters I’ve seen around the inter...
    Nov 23, 2011 2 Comments

  • Project – Knit Candy Cane

    Here’s a low-fat way to enjoy candy canes over the holiday, knit them up! Wouldn’t that be so cute on the top of a package or hanging on the tree? (Plus they won’t get all sticky li...
    Nov 21, 2011 5 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #46 – Tiny Toques

    This week’s Iron Craft challenge was to create something handmade for the holidays. I got the idea of making little hats to put on the tops of bottles of wine, beer or liquor, something to dress...
    Nov 16, 2011 6 Comments

  • Weekend Eye Candy

    Let’s wrap things up this weekend…and by that I mean let’s look us some cute ideas for wrapping gifts. Perfect for the geek in your life, woven paper space invaders for gift tags. Mi...
    Nov 12, 2011 No Comments

  • Tree Skirts Admired

    If taking on a full blown quilt (or quilt size project) seems like too much before the holidays, then maybe a tree skirt is more manageable. Here are some that I was admiring. This from Ashley at Fil...
    Nov 08, 2011 2 Comments

  • Project – Reindeer Appliquéd Pillow

    As I promised yesterday here is the tutorial for my reindeer pillow. It’s a clean, modern looking pillow that comes together quickly and easily. Nothing more than a steady hand for cutting and s...
    Nov 03, 2011 9 Comments