Sunday, December 31, 2017

Happy New Year!

Hoping for a better world in 2018!

Friday, December 29, 2017

Whew! Finished a Santa Doll in the Nick of Time

Last year I made a Santa doll for my eldest son and his SO. Which, of course, means I need to make one for my youngest son and his family. I've just finished, and with no time to spare as we're celebrating our Christmas tomorrow.
This is "Reindeer & Santa" from a pattern by Karen Nieforth of B&K Creations/Primitives Collections. When not seated, this Santa is about 17 inches tall.
Now to find a suitable box and get him wrapped and under the tree.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas!

You know, I'm getting pretty good at Photoshopping these vintage cards to tidy up the borders, and removing defects and watermarks. Thought I'd better post this today, as hubby and I'll be working tomorrow.
We'll celebrate our holiday next weekend. Hope the weather cooperates, with minimal snow and ice over the coast range. 
I'd love to be able to sew a Santa doll for a family member, but the week will be quite full. Most of the shopping is done. This is the first year I had a day to send out Christmas cards, only to find that the box of "30 handcrafted cards" contained just that. No envelopes - so special ordered some that arrived yesterday. Very frustrating.