Cross-stitch

Card of the Week: The Christmas Stocking Mouse

Last year, I finally got around to stitching a few Hobbycraft Christmas cross-stitch kits. A couple were from the previous year, which I'd put off because of the dreaded fractionals, and the others were new. The intention was to use them for Christmas cards. Naturally, that didn’t happen, then. They've been hanging around my craft… Continue reading Card of the Week: The Christmas Stocking Mouse

Cross-stitch

Card of the Week: The First Christmas Card

Back about Easter-time, I thought I’d be all prepared and start my Christmas cards, since the summer is sparse for birthdays. Of course, beyond a few demos, that never happened and instead I made the autumn birthday cards. Now, however, I have begun the Christmas cards, with this lovely freebie kit from The World of… Continue reading Card of the Week: The First Christmas Card

Papercraft

This Week in Crafts: Early Christmas Designs

Having decided to make Christmas cards, I actually find the whole idea a bit exhausting. And, because of the sunshine and light evenings, I’m not feeling festive or inclined for snow. It’s being trickier than I thought it would be to make Christmas cards so far in advance. On the other hand, I have spent… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: Early Christmas Designs