A Gift A Day

Christmas

Rethinking Christmas Stockings

A few years back, we were in need of new Christmas stockings. Our family had grown, and we didn’t have enough matching stockings for the family. At the same time, I had been seeing beautiful miniature stockings online made from vintage grain sacks. I loved the simple red stripes at the top and I especially…

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A Gift a Day 2016: Day 6: Checked Blouse

My sweet little baby sidetracked my Christmas sewing completely. I had forgotten how hard it is to accomplish one’s goals when there’s a baby in the house! But this week, I’ve got a chance to get in several hours of sewing each morning while my husband watches the children for a few dedicated sewing hours….

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A Gift a Day 2016: Day 2:Headbands and Hairbows

I’m sure you’re wondering what happened to yesterday’s gift. I thought it was  2-3 hour project. I even got a head start by laying out and taping together the 28-page printable downloadable pattern the night before (a 40-minute task). I started the project and it didn’t take long to remember how frustrating it is to sew…