I like to make all kinds of quilts, from postcard to king-size. I have a Gammill longarm quilting machine, several domestic sewing machines, and also work with a Babylock Embellishing machine. In the past few years, I have tried my hand at painting with watercolors and art journaling. I also throw in a little nature photography and the occasional travel or grandchild pictures. Thanks for stopping by!
Monday, December 5, 2016
Christmas Craft Night
A new annual tradition...Christmas Craft Night at my daughter-in-law's mother's house. Maribeth and Emily set up stations with instructions and supplies for several fun projects. One was to make a Christmas Count-Down plate. Maribeth pre-painted the plate centers with blackboard paint. Then we used paint pens, added pretty ribbon, and chalk attached to string.
Another cute project were the candy cane place card holders or labels for items in a buffet.
My personal favorite was the pine cone owl. We used glue guns to attach eyes, beak, face and wings.
There were also pillar candles in glass containers to decorate with burlap, ribbon, snowflakes, etc.
And finally, the popular fabric garlands of lights made a second appearance. All you do is tie strips of fabric around the strand of white mini-lights. They look so pretty!
Maribeth and Emily searched Pinterest to get ideas for the projects. With wine and hors d'oevres and good friends, it was a very happy and festive night!