Christmas crafts 2019

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by smalex » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:24 pm

Oh I love those Cerise!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Kleio » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:49 pm

They are so lovely but I agree the Mistletoe is best.

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by rosy » Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:54 pm

I love the Christmas tree!
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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Princess Morripov » Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:14 am

Those are all so lovely Cerise. I love those aprons too, Smal, such a good idea!

I’ve made a ton of Christmas decorations with the boys for gifts, we’ve made one each year with Tupac so we are carrying on the tradition for both now.
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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Cerise » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:59 pm

Cute!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Beatrix » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:05 am

I’ve not done most of what I wanted but I have finished the advent calendar kit.
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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by smalex » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:15 am

Oh that's lovely Bea!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Cerise » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:51 pm

Lovely!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Kleio » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:26 pm

That’s so pretty!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by olive » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:20 am

I’m creeping in here :ninja: as the boys are making these for their teachers as Christmas gifts. They have a different teacher for each subject so we have around 15 to make.
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T’s Occ Therapist recommended these bead kits for his fine motor activities and the boys* have loved making them. 6 down, 9 more to go!!

All I need to do is attach some ribbon on the back so it can be used a a tree decoration. I haven’t ironed the ones on the boards yet.

* which is surprising as T shares my aversion to crafts.
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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by smalex » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:30 am

They're lovely! The snowflake is so effective.
W loves Hama beads, hes made multi coloured stars as little family gifts.

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Cerise » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:00 am

Strangely enough, I also used these for J, olive. :)) I usually iron on both sides, btw, for strength but it obviously changes the look.

Hama beads do give me massive plastic guilt though.

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by smalex » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:26 am

Meh. In comparison to vast swathes of plastic on every other toy it seems quite small.

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by emma_p » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:45 am

Those are great olive! George also went through a mega Hama bead phase. There’s a good app where you can do your own designs.

I only iron on one side because it’s neater.

Actually olive, get your parents to bring some Hama beads over if the boys are into them. They iron and hold much better than the US perler beads or the cheap kits from Michaels etc.

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Princess Morripov » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:08 am

Those are brill!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by olive » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:37 pm

They’re cute aren’t they and I agree the snowflake is the nicest.

Yesterday I helped decorate the Christmas trees at the boys school and it we had to MAKE these massive bows to sit on the top.
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I hated doing it and was so glad when it was over. :lol:
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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Beatrix » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:07 pm

I finished my Christmas quilt, actually first quilt. There’s loads of errors but I’m pleased with the overall effect. It’s not big enough to be anything other than decoratively thrown over the sofa.
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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Cerise » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:39 pm

It’s beautiful. Very stylish. I got the same fabric to make bunting!

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by Beatrix » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:45 pm

I can’t resist Hobbycraft’s fat quarters. I’ve got some of their Nutcracker ones, too. I plan to make a Santa sack but that might be for another year.

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Re: Christmas crafts 2019

Post by smalex » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:33 pm

That's brilliant! I love the fabric too, and you've done it so neatly. I tried making patchwork once and it was more like crochet :lol:

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