Tag Archives: Christmas

Little Christmas cakes in baked bean tins

I know. Its halfway through January and no-one. No. One. cares about Christmas cakes. But they were so cute. I just couldn’t not blog about them. This is almost entirely the work of He who Cooks. The sewing related contribution … Continue reading

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Christmas dresses

It’s already a week since Christmas and I haven’t posted about Christmas sewing yet. Outrageous. Anyone would think I’ve been on holidays! Two Christmas dresses were sewn this year. One for me. One for Felicity. Both Burdastyle patterns. Both in … Continue reading

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Secret Santa at work

I think my work colleagues know me very well! Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate, seasons greeting to everyone and best wishes for the New Year.

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Christmas dresses for my nieces

When I said the blog would return to garment sewing, I didn’t say that all my Christmas sewing was over! Reindeer Retro Dress Before the final fitting (after which, the hem went up about 10 cm) Pattern: BurdaStyle 02-2011-101 I’ve … Continue reading

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I heart recycled stuffed toys

It’s that time of year when I descend into kitsch craft sewing for Christmas. Bear with me, garment sewing will return soon! I was inspired by these garlands at Woolworths He who Cooks thought something like this would make great … Continue reading

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Christmas fruit cake in June

Being baked on the winter solstice makes it Christmas cake doesn’t it? Even when the winter solstice is in June? The cake can’t help being in the Southern hemisphere can it? Whatever. This isn’t ordinary fruit cake anyway. Its delicious. … Continue reading

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It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas

There’s a wreath on the front door. thanks to Gardenmamas terrific tutorial, Felicity’s excellent execution and my fabulous fabric scraps The tree has been decorated. This important event required Felicity and Rory to wear appropriate clothing. And one of the … Continue reading

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