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Christmas Crafting

December 22nd, 2016

In the winter, I make things, I sew, I embroider, I create. This year I’m making myself an embroidered advent pillow for the living room. It won’t be finished until after the holidays, but it’s a great project to work on during the season. I’ve been carrying this project with me as I travel back and forth to Ohio. It’s the perfect thing to work on while chatting with friends, or while enjoying a lazy Saturday morning.
It’s been fun choosing which details to embellish. After taking this photos I got some metallic thread to add just a touch of sparkle here and there.

Are you making any holiday crafts for your home?

2 Comments to “Christmas Crafting”
  1. Kirsten on December 22, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    I’m going to work on the cross stitch ornament patterns that came in the most recent issue of Taproot. I really enjoy cross stitching, but don’t want to decorate my home with it… except at the holidays. =)

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  2. Nebraska Dave on December 23, 2016 at 10:16 am

    Ha, Lord knows I’m not a crafty person. If it doesn’t involve a power tool or construction, it’s not for me. I did do a needle point chicken some years ago when I was attending a school in California but that was just not my thing. I’d rather be building a mini water tower or raised garden beds with stone borders.

    I do admire those that have the patience to do the detailed work of sewing and crafting.

    Have a great advent pillow day.

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