Saturday, December 27, 2008

Merry Christmas-a bit late

I can't believe Christmas has come and gone. The month of December is always so busy, baking, sewing, shopping, etc. I baked/made 10 batches of cookie and candies. There are a few left. My family is always sad when they are gone. Many gifts were made, like the nesting snow folk in the picture. I also designed and made hedgehog earmuffs for my daughter. I'm hoping to post a picture of those soon. As well as all the making and baking there were the parties. One of the most fun was the neighborhood progressive dinner. Appetizers and drinks at one house, main course at another and dessert at our house. Maybe this will become an annual event.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Pretty Present

I really haven't been ignoring my blog. I've been so busy making Christmas presents that just today I found time to take pictures. This Matryoshka doll is a tree ornament I made for an ornament exchange. She is made from my own pattern and happens to fit perfectly in the pretty pocket I made from this pattern. This pretty pocket is very fast and easy to make. I also think it would look great hanging on the Christmas tree.