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Happy Christmas in July: Holiday Pillows in Progress
Submitted by Pam on Wed, 07/22/2015 - 03:58
Happy Christmas in July!!
I have had to admit it to myself and now to all of you - I am NOT wonder woman like I thought!!! Just another normal human who does NOT have 60 hours in each day, does NOT have 8 arms, and whose crafty appetite exceeds all semblance of reasonableness or possibility!
So - still celebrating Christmas in July and there will still be more tutorials and crafty endeavors to share. BUT I will be sharing some projects that are begun, but not complete! Whatever I can do to get you guys motivated to start holiday making NOW!
I am on Instagram waaaaay too much these days, but you can always keep up with my future progress there.
Last year, the seeds for this holiday pillow project were planted.
First I became head over heels infatuated with Carina's (Carina's Craft Blog) Gingerbread House embroidery pattern - available in her Polka and Bloom Shop; and with Julie's (Button, button blog)Mom's Ghost Trio patterns based on Charles Dickens Christmas Carole. The Christmas Ghost patterns are available in Julie's shop Little Dorritt and Co.
And, secondly, Yvonne Anderson (IHanna's Mother) sent me a set of four beautiful screen printed Dala Horses! Again - infatuated!
Carina, Julie, Hanna and Yvone are all on Instagram and actively sharing over in that space. Hope to see you there!
Eventually - BEFORE Christmas, I will have completed the embroidery on all four patterns and turned them into pillows each backed with it's own Dala Horse!
All four embroideries can be facing front,
or all four Dala Horses facing front, or as you see at the top of this post, they can be mixed up!
Currently, I am stitching the Ghost of Christmas Present - my favorite Ghost. Those feet just slay me! And those squiggles of hair! There is yet plum pudding, a fat goose, barrel of ale, sausages, Christmas tarts and more to stitch. And when done, the gingerbread Dala will be stitched to the back!
See you back here tomorrow for a simple little EPP Christmas tutorial I am excited to share!