I was so blessed this year to extend my Thanksgiving holiday into the following week by taking a long over due trip to visit my sister and her family. Florida this time of year is perfect weather! We went to the beach a few times and just enjoyed our visit. I can’t wait to see them all again and I will not let as much time go by before we see each other. Check out this beautiful picture of the full moon over Ft. Myers!! It was breath taking and my little camera phone does not do it any justice (sadly the good camera was in Jersey).
This time of year I’m usually going crazy trying to get Christmas in order and this December is no different. Just because I was on a mini-vacation doesn’t mean I stopped crafting for Christmas….I just had to get a little creative and adjust for the confined space of an airline seat.
Just a little snapshot of my over ambitious crafting on the plane…I managed to make it work with a little help and the crafting continued….
So, I’m crafting for Christmas and since Hubs bought me a sewing machine this past year I decided to ease some of the crochet burdens with sewn items instead. I am still learning my sewing machine and haven’t even worked with many of the programmed stitches or embroidery, but I felt confident enough to find a few project designs and I can say they are coming along with much success. I can’t wait to share the patterns and show off the final products!
Today I am going to have to focus on unpacking and getting settled back into our daily routine. Tomorrow I’m going to come back and share three free patterns that I worked last week as gifts for the youngest to give her teachers and after school providers. I’m really excited at how the items turned out…AND…each pattern took less than 3 hours (some less than an hour)!