Saturday, December 12, 2009

Gingham Christmas Crafts + Tea and Ceremony Winner

There's nothing like gingham to give a homespun touch to Christmas gifts and presents. Whip up this cute gingham bear from the book Country Living's Handmade Christmas.





Meanwhile, here's a clever way to package baked goods like homemade fruitcake and homestyle bread loaves and quick breads. This idea is from the book Christmas Gifts of Good Taste. Simply sew a gingham cloth napkin or tea towel into a pouch and applique with holiday patterns. Easy peasy!

Our recent giveaway sponsor has drawn a winner! The lucky winner of the papercut winter card set is......

REBECCA OF BLINKING FLIGHTS

Hooray and congratulations Rebecca! I will be getting in touch with you shortly. Thank you to all who participated. Please check out the current sponsor giveaway from ETSY shop Cozy Memories.

My friend Clara of Bloomize is also having a yuletide giveaway ! Enter her giveaway for a chance to win a goodie set like this:



Happy crafty, merry weekend everyone!

4 comments:

  1. That bear is just so cute! We have one of those radio flyers too! Oh my - more weekend sewing looming!
    Thank you!


    p.s I love your slow snow on the blog!

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  2. What a sweet bear! this sure is a lovely post!

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  3. I love the red gingham and plaids. Also, I adore the bears and cupcake on Etsy. If my Christmas budget wasn't spent, I would have loved these. Tons of play value. Have a lovely weekend, Christy :)

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  4. As always such a beautiful post, dear friend.

    Much love from Denmark ;-)

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