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Handmade Gifts

Handmade Gifts

I made my sisters a couple of handmade gifts for this past Christmas. Keychain wrist lanyards: I thought this would be good for each of them for dog walking. My younger sister has two dogs and my older sister recently started her own dog walking & pet sitting business (check it out here!) (I designed … Continue reading

Hand stitched gifts, just because

Hand stitched gifts, just because

This past spring I was overcome with the urge to make each of my siblings something hand-stitched. This is one of those somethings that I made, this one for my younger sister and her husband. I asked her for a favorite quote of theirs, and she told me a couple. This one by St. Teresa … Continue reading

Handmade Gifts for My Mum

Handmade Gifts for My Mum

My mom celebrated a milestone birthday recently (click here for party details¬†found on my elder sister’s blog), and my sisters decided to give her an iPad mini. (Let’s just say she was delighted by this. Who wouldn’t be?) I stitched her up a case for her new techno gadget using an Anna Maria Horner fabric … Continue reading

Advent: Handmade Wooden Ornaments

Advent: Handmade Wooden Ornaments

G and I have been working on some handmade gifts as part of our Advent activities. We picked out some plain wood ornaments at one of our local craft stores that we thought would make great presents. Then I set out the watercolors and G got painting! After the paint dried, he used some of … Continue reading

Easter gifts

Easter gifts

I like to make a little something for my Gram and Great Aunt for each of the holidays, so I was trying to think of just the right the thing to make for them. Then I saw this post from Buzzmills with a DIY for felt daffodil pins. Perfect! I changed the pattern up just … Continue reading