Christmas Crafts

English Paper Piecing - Two Template Fractal Kaleidoscope Christmas Ornament!

EPP Christmas Kaleidoscope Ornament

EPP (English Paper Piecing), as anyone who has tried it already knows, is highly addictive! Certainly I was hooked after folding and basting my first hexie. And now that I have had the opportunity to play with pentagons, diamonds, triangles, apple cores, and tumblers - well lets just say I am even more addicted than ever before.

Shaved Wood Ornaments for Kids!!

Shaved Wood Kit perfect for Kids

Although I love making shaved wood ornaments, I have always been a little hesitant to recommend them as a project for children! Well! I just figured out how to make it easy for children to participate!!!

Advent Countdown Calendar 2015 Update #4 and Sharing New Arne & Carlos Ball Patterns (They're Free)

Advent Countdown Tree Knitted Ornament Update

Advent Countdown Ornaments scheduled for completion in October are done!! In fact, I ended up with six!! One being a replacement for a ball made earlier this year I do not like!

A Simple, Quick Embroidered 3-D Christmas Tree using Yarnia PDX Bits and Pieces Holiday Tree Using Yarnia PDX Yarn Scraps

This is one of those simple and quick projects that lends itself to all kinds of possibilities. It is beautiful just as it is. Or it presents a great surface for adding beads, embroidery,sequins....

A Little Late Christmas in July: Beginning a Brand New Advent Calendar Tree!

Advent Tree begun

First five ornaments completed for my newest Advent Calendar Tree!

Last year's Advent tree , as some of you will remember, was created using the Advent ornament patterns and the Christmas Tree pattern from one of my four super heros - Alan Dart! (catch up on that here!).

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