Monday, 29 November 2010

Its beginning to look alot (well, a little bit) like Christmas.....

.....but only because the snow made it impossible for me to get into work today which meant I could get started on my Christmas sewing.  (Obviously I was gutted at the idea of not going to work and spending the day with my beloved sewing machine!) 

I bought quite a few big fleecy blankets from Asda a few weeks ago as I figured they might come in handy for making gift bags so today I made some Santa sacks.  I appliqued a felt reindeer on one of them and a santa suit on the other one.    I have to say the Santa one turned out around double the size I was intending so Im going to keep that one for myself and tell my OH he has to fill it for me!!
(Dont know what happened in the photo below as they appear to be pink rather than red.)



I added some red sparkly ribbon to the tops to gather them.  I think they will look quite cute under my tree!



Also made some little Xmas deccies and gift tags as well.  Nothing spectacular but as Im posting I thought I might as well take a piccie (albeit not a very good one!)   



Currently making lots of crafting goodies and more Xmas presents but havent finished them yet so will post again in a few weeks.  Hope you are all well.  xxx

18 comments:

  1. Fab makes - love the gift sacks, they will look great under the tree.

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  2. They look fantastic I love them

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  3. They are lovely, would love to make a couple for my boys.

    and I was in ASDA today - completely forgot to see if they had any left! grrr

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  4. Hi Claire! Your gift sacks are wonderful...and I hope your other half does a good job filling up yours! :o) The little decorations are also really cute. Have fun finishing your Christmas sewing...I am doing that as well!

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  5. I love your sacks, you should definately get the big one, well you put all the hard work in :) Love your reindeer - cute as butter.
    Keep Warm
    Kandi x

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  6. Oh wow these are fantastic. I love the Santa suit one. Brilliant. Jaqui x

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  7. Uuuh, such sweet things! Am envious about how many cute things you make. LOVE the muffin. Adorable! :-)

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  8. They are lovely! I do hope that father Christmas is kind enough to fill that sack for you.
    Jille x

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  9. They are stunning Claire well done you - i so want one of those rudolph bags x x

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  10. Hey Claire... thank you for your comment on my blog...you have made some awesome creations yourself!! i like to be a follower of your blog if you dont mind...will be back regularly then....greetings Francien.

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  11. Sooo cute!!! I LOVE♥ the gift sacks!! :)
    Thanks for playing along in my Christmas Countdown this month.
    Hugz,
    Cathy♥♥

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  12. very cute - what a good idea

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  13. This is a great post! I would love for you to come link this up at my Strut Your Stuff Party!
    http://danajeanward.blogspot.com/2010/11/link-party-giveaway-and-another-winner.html

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  14. Great idea!! Thanks so much for linking up to my Commercial Break Thursday!

    suzy

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  15. You seem to have christmas totally organised ! Love the bag with the belt ...

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  16. wow, those are so cute! sigh. i wish i could sew!

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  17. Gorgeous xmas sacks! They will look awesome under your tree. I hope you don't mind but I might pinch your idea and make some for our tree (or next years as we have no snow (ever) to give me an excuse to stay home from work and sew.

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