This year I can't wait to start decorating for Christmas. Why, because this year I have these trees to put up. The tough decision will be deciding if I want them on the table so I see them every day, on the cupboard opposite my favourite chair or part of the display in my hallway.
I do love working with felt. It's easy to tweak the shapes, simple shapes can be cut freehand, so you don't have to fuss with templates and they can be attached with minimal stitching. The pattern is called Home for Christmas. It costs $16 plus postage.
For me, an important aspect of Christmas is making gifts. The simpler the better, since they're usually made at the last minute. I'm hoping to be better organised this year.
This pattern is called Gift Tree and costs $16 plus postage. It includes the three projects shown, a zipper bag, gift card and table mat.
The bag was very popular at the Christmas in July workshop at Avonleigh; lots were made, without the felt appliqué, in a variety of fabrics.
Sometimes my designs come about because of need and I needed a small quilt to fill a blank spot on a wall.
It's more an all year round design. This project involves needle turn appliqué and some simple piecing. And yes it does look nice hanging in the blank spot! The pattern is called Blackmore Cottage and costs $16 plus postage.
The fourth project is being kept under wraps for the
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