Monday, 1 December 2014

Festive First of December!

 That feeling is sneaking up on me now that it's the first of December and of course it's time to think about getting ready for my favorite holiday season of the year.  I love making and decorating for Christmas and I just listed this cute little hanging pillow with jingle bells on my Etsy shop.

Thank you to those who have favorited my shop and goods.  I'm hoping to add more this week!

But here's what I've been working on for gifts for friends this year.

I feel in love with these reindeer pillows and decided to make some from wool which is simply appliqued on. I was surprised at how quickly they came to together.

I have included the templates I used which were easily available on google images for free and there are so many you can have different silhouettes to pick from.

 So it's definitely feeling a lot like Christmas in blogland and I hope you get lots of crafting done!
Enjoy every minute!

Best wishes


  1. I especially like the full body deer. Makes a nice design using the red wool.

  2. How beautiful! I have 2 plaid pillow covers and the deer would look neat on those. I decorated some today! Hugs!

  3. I see you have been keeping busy crafting. I haven't made too much lately. Still been playing around with making burlap wreaths.

  4. They are beautiful, a real delight.

  5. I Love those pillows especially the second one.

  6. Those are just lovely. You do such nice work. I hope you have a lovely day.

  7. My dear Christine, your pillows are beautiful and quite charming!

    Hugs to you, sweet friend!

  8. Your pillow is darling and I LOVE the new reindeer ~ what a clever idea!!


  9. Evening Christine, love the little pin keep, adorable. The deer are wonderful too, look great.Blessings Francine.

  10. Christmas Love!!
    Beautiful stitches friend.
    Warm Christmas HUGS

  11. Beautiful stitch and the pillows with the images are really a great idea|

  12. Your stitchery pillow is adorable and love the reindeer, great idea Christine!

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