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Space Invaders Cross Stitch

Space Invaders cross stitch is an idea I’ve been considering for a while. I finally got around to stitching some up! I made four hoops – one for each type of space ship and one for the defenders of the … Continue reading

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Not in the Christmas Spirit – Plus Free Christmas Cross Stitch Design

The Christmas Spirit is evading me a little this year. Due to some personal issues, which I won’t go into here, my Christmas is going to be very different than I expected. Not bad – just different. I have to … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine Jelly Recipe

Mulled Wine Jelly is the perfect festive gift! It’s perfect for those bring-a-plate events, or for a special little homemade Christmas gift. This is my recipe for Mulled Wine Jelly: Mulled Wine Jelly based on this recipe Ingredients 1 bottle … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Part Two – Homemade Gourmet Food Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts don’t have to be limited to sock puppets and handkerchiefs! (You’ll already know that if you’ve Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Part One!) I thought I’d gather up all my ideas of Homemade Gourmet Food Gifts. Everyone loves … Continue reading

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Free Cross Stitch Software Review

Free cross stitch software sounded like a dream come true! Imagine being able to design your own cross stitch designs, all for free. And what if you could import a photo and turn that into cross stitch? It would break … Continue reading

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Jar Toppers for Homemade Gifts in a Jar – Mini Tutorial

Jar Toppers can really top off a homemade gift in a jar (pun totally intended). I’ve been thinking on how to really show off this year’s batch of Christmas baking – while keeping my hard work fresh ‘n tasty. Last … Continue reading

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Cross Stitch Sampler Progress

A cross stitch sampler is a big project. Really big. I knew this before I started, but I still went ahead and designed a sampler anyway. Yes, I made my own cross stitch sampler design. Surprisingly, it was easier than … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas – Part One

Homemade Christmas gifts really show you care. It’s already halfway through November, so I’ve brainstormed a few homemade Christmas gift ideas to inspire you to give something handmade this Christmas. Handmade Christmas gifts are more thoughtful than gifts from a … Continue reading

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Christmas Cross Stitch – With a Difference!

Christmas cross stitch can be a little – how can I put this – sappy. Don’t get me wrong: I love Christmas, but cross stitched choirs of angels and doe-eyed children are a little much-y if you know what I … Continue reading

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Christmas Paper Bunting

Christmas paper bunting not only adds a festive touch… it’s a great way to display your Christmas cards. Plus, it distracts from the decoratively questionable pelmet. To make paper bunting like mine, save all the scraps from your gift wrapping. … Continue reading

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