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Gotta bookmark these, the first one was very cool.
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How to make a willow wreath.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-GO6U3NgZE

Hand sewing this sunny cold fall/autumn afternoon made a new floral pillowcase from 3/4 yard cotton quilt fabric.
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Made a willow & ivy wreath with cuttings fresh from my garden. Started out with circle/round that went into oval and ended in a waterdrop shape.
Due to OA not enough strength in hands/wrists to maintain round shape whilst making it.
Looks nice enough. Got a place wedged into the home shrine... as it fits into small deep window in hall/entrance.

Tomorrow maybe a second try to make a round wreath.
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These weeks I am making cocktail napkins from leftovers Xmas cotton quilt fabrics bought online at www.Equilter.com
I hand sew using Sulky variegated colors cotton threads.Size is 22 cm when finished.
If I have enough fabric I do pairs of 2 but if not just one. Like my latest is cream color with tiny gifts in lots of colors was I think brand Makower UK.
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One year I’d made reversible place mats - with color coordinated napkins - all hand sewn. I celebrated when I got the last one done! I thought I’d be cross eyed 😵 for good.
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sweet!
I made hot pot mats out of remnants and some really ugly placemats from the 99 cent store. Folded the mats in half and covered with the seasonal fabric (to make reversible also!) Then I stitched a pentagram in the center, with the machine...not by hand. Fun! Gave 'em away as Yule gifts.
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Those are very cool. It reminds me of an old fashioned Yule. smileylove
Thank you for this thread, getting started early this year.
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Laetitia from Merveilles en Papier has new Youtube video her home decorations Xmas 2020 she makes beautiful decor. I viewed video several times is lovely to see.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA2N6OPhNDE&t=67s
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Making an early start for Yule 2021.
Got a set of 6 red pillar candles, will add glitter to 2.
New set of Xmas colors Sulky cotton petites threads.
Recently did papercrafts of a slightly narrower than A5 sized Yule/Xmas junk journal , cardstock holly leaves cover. And a December daily journal, cardstock poinsettias cover.
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Few links to crafts suitable for Yule, the bookmarks made 4 with supplies from stash and a free printable christmas music sheet.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpkr1bFC44Y star using origami paper
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl-DaAQEdkw bookmarks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=En1LkfbjnCw christmas junk journal Gayle makes beautiful jj. I look just for inspiration, I do softcover single signature, made 2 for this december 2021 one wirh older from stash poinsettias and a recent buy of this cardstock https://www.scrapbook.com/store/gf-4502 ... gle+sheets
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjFS2weOEiY december daily and more journals by Gayle
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Dang those scrap books are super! Now I have another way to use the many cards and other Yule memorabilia that has been saved over the years. Thanks for sharing.
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