Wooly Santa warms me in a changing season

Now is the time to start thinking about holiday projects, so I wanted to repost this to inspire you. Choose a small project like this santa and have it ready to hang for the holidays! I have a large selection of instant downloadable patterns available in my Etsy shop. Many of them come in both a rug hooking size as well as a smaller punchneedle size. Purchase them today and print them out at home to start working on them right away. Check the patterns out by clicking here.
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Oh and the pattern is also available printed out in color. This version will be mailed out to you. Find it by clicking here.

For the holidays I have a listing for my Wooly Santa PDF instant download on Etsy. This pattern set comes with 2 sizes: 12″ x 20″ for rug hooking, and 3″ x 5″ for punchneedle embroidery. Continue reading

All I want for Christmas is…

DSCF1002When my family asks me what I want for Christmas, I used to find it hard to give them an answer. Because what I really wanted was some hand dyed wool or roving, an antique vase like I saw in some remote corner of a flea market, or some craft supplies too difficult to explain or describe. How could they ever pick out what I really wanted? Continue reading

Into the holiday season with Pinterest

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It is easy to get into the holiday mood on Pinterest. Pinterest is like an online inspiration file that you create for yourself. When you are surfing the web, you can pin images to your pinterest page. That way you can revisit them, or simply see them in one easy place. Here are some inspiring images that I have pinned to my Christmas Mood board. All of them that take me to a serene place, the kind of place I want this time of year. All of these images are from different blogs across the world.  Continue reading