Show and Tell 2: Life in Our Little Handmade Home

Show and Tell 2 - our little handmade home

IT’S SHOW AND TELL TIME AGAIN!  FIND OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH LIFE IN OUR LITTLE HANDMADE HOME ❤️ We’re headed into the second week of December, and we are really ramping up for Christmas.  The trees are trimmed, the halls are decked (is that a thing?!) and my husband has started his annual grinching (not […]

Sew a Simple Jelly Roll Tree Skirt: A Festive DIY Holiday Project

jelly roll Christmas tree skirt in red, green, white, turquoise fabrics pencil Christma tree blue white decorations red poinsettia

THIS YEAR, ELEVATE THE CHARM OF YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH AND  SEW A SIMPLE HANDMADE JELLY ROLL TREE SKIRT! One of the most beloved traditions of the holiday season, decorating the Christmas tree, is made even more magical with a handmade Jelly Roll Tree Skirt. Even if you’re a beginner in the […]

Plaid Polar Bear: A Cozy Christmas Counted Cross-Stitch Pattern

plaid polar bear counted-cross stitch pattern red black white thread black frame on wood wall, scarves, Christmas star garland

WANT A SIMPLE CROSS-STITCH DESIGN THAT IS PERFECT FOR CHRISTMAS, AND ALL WINTER LONG?  MAKE THE PLAID POLAR BEAR TODAY! Christmas decorating is awesome and, of course, polar bears are just as awesome!  Put them together and throw in a little red buffalo check plaid, and you’ve got a great addition to any space. This […]

Show and Tell 1: Life in Our Little Handmade Home

WELCOME TO THE FIRST POST IN A NEW SERIES – SHOW AND TELL: LIFE IN OUR LITTLE HANDMADE HOME!  GET A GLIMPSE OF WHAT’S HAPPENING IN MY LITTLE WORLD ❤️ I’ve been thinking for a while now that it might be nice to share with you some things that don’t really “belong” in posts about […]

Quilted 9-Patch Potholders: Quick + Easy Holiday Project

ADD SOME FESTIVE FLAIR TO YOUR KITCHEN WITH THIS QUICK AND CUTE QUILTING PROJECT, THE 9-PATCH POTHOLDER!  BETTER YET, GIVE A BUNDLE AS A GIFT! If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for an easy way to give more handmade gifts, and these quilted 9-patch potholders are just the thing!  Let me show you […]

Christmas Wreaths: 7 of My Favourite Easy Handmade Projects

handmade Christmas wreaths white super bulky chenille yarn, bottle brush trees, red and silver Christmas balls

ADD YOUR OWN PERSONAL TOUCH TO YOUR HOLIDAY DECOR WITH HANDMADE CHRISTMAS WREATHS!  HERE ARE 7 IDEAS TO GET YOU STARTED. ‘Tis the season for all things festive, and what better way to usher in the joy of the holidays than with the timeless charm of handmade Christmas wreaths? I’ve gathered up seven of my […]

No-Sew Christmas Ornaments: 22 Quick and Easy Fabric Decorations You Can Make

No-sew fabric Christmas ornaments plaid mittens, fabric scrap ball, folded star

ARE YOU PLANNING TO CREATE A HANDMADE CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR?  YOU’LL WANT TO MAKE SOME (OR ALL) OF THESE WONDERFUL NO-SEW CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS! Today I’m so excited to bring you a delightful collection of 22 fabulous no-sew fabric Christmas ornaments!  All of these projects are sourced from talented bloggers and you can check out their […]

Nordic Treeline in Green: A Scandinavian-Inspired Counted Cross-Stitch Pattern

Nordic Treeline in Green cross-stitch in wood frame on wood background with evergreen boughs

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A SIMPLE CROSS-STITCH DESIGN TO CARRY YOU THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS AND BEYOND?  THIS NORDIC TREELINE IS PERFECT FOR CHRISTMAS AND ALL THE SURROUNDING WINTER MONTHS! As much as I adore all my Christmas decorations, they have a time and place.  This Nordic Treeline cross-stitch, however, will be perfectly at home being […]

Criss Cross Christmas Quilt: A Delightfully Cozy 3 Fabric Pattern

Criss Cross Christmas Quilt red white stocking print fabric Jolly Good Moda

INTRODUCING THE CRISS CROSS CHRISTMAS QUILT, A GORGEOUS THREE-FABRIC PATTERN PERFECT FOR YOUR HOLIDAY STITCHING! I’m so excited to introduce you to the Criss Cross Christmas Quilt, my latest quilt pattern!  It’s a charming buffalo plaid design that’s perfect for adding a touch of coziness to your holiday décor or your beds. Before we dive […]

Midnight Clear: An Easy and Elegant Christmas Cross Stitch Pattern

Midnight Clear Christmas cross-stitch design in blue, grey, white threads, green Christmas tree in bamboo hoop on grey-blue wood background everygreen branches red berries red and green ornaments

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR EASY CROSS-STITCH DESIGNS TO ADD TO YOUR HOLIDAY DECOR?  MIDNIGHT CLEAR ADDS A TOUCH OF ELEGANCE TO ANY SPACE! I love a simple cross-stitch pattern that fits nicely into a hoop for display and Midnight Clear fits the bill.  This pattern is easy enough for beginners but takes you a little […]