Saturday, December 20, 2008

Christmas Stockings Completed

Here they are. The Christmas Stockings, all finished.

I am pretty happy with how they turned out.
Here is Digby, he has grown and has had a hair cut. So cute!

Monday, December 15, 2008

Christmas Stockings

I thought that I might like to make the girls a Christmas Stocking each. So I popped into Spotlight to check out the Christmas fabric. I'm not usually a big fan of Christmas fabric, but I was pleasantly surprised.

Weel both of those pictures should be the other way around. Oh dear what is happening with blogger? Hopefully you can turn you head to see the cute pictures of the trees and snowflakes on the top one.
I think I can make very nice stockings with these.
Tomorrow night I have my sewing group Christmas night. We are making a secret santa gift for someone in the group. I hope they like my one.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Dog Vs Tree

What could these be?

Yes, they are the decorations I have made over the years, spending hours sewing on little pretty things to make the tree look lovely. Except the koala, he was given to me by my mum.

They have all met a sad fate with Digby the dog. Oh dear! Our Christmas tree now has a gap at the bottom were there are no decorations. Did this work, ah well, no. Digby seems to see this as a challenge to make him jump higher to the decorations!
We are working on it!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Gingerbread House

My lovely sister in Sydney makes a gingerbread house every Christmas. If I still lived in Sydney I know I would go along with her, so I decided to make my own with the girls.

I bought a kit rather than trying to make the gingerbread myself. I though the first time, I didn't want to have to worry about that too.

It was great fun, the girls had fun popping on all the lollies and trying to eat the icing out of the bowl. We will definitely doing this again next Christmas.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

December Rush

It has been a busy time with birthdays, parties and jazz performances. Not all me though.

The biggest monkey had her first show and I have come to the conclusion, I am not a show mum. All of the rehearsals, make up and costume dramas were beyond me. I just wanted her to get on the stage and have a great time. And luckily she did, all the time with a huge smile on her cute little face.

I was my birthday last week. I was thoroughly spoilt with my husband taking the day off, taking me to lunch and giving me jewellery. What more could you ask for, really.

The Christmas knitting has been finished and will be popped in the post today to the recipient.

In fact almost all of the Christmas shopping has been completed. I hate the crowds that wander around the shops at Christmas time. I just want to get in and get what and want and get home to do some knitting or the like!!

We put up the Christmas tree with the monkeys.
The weather has been fantastic, very strange for this time of year. We even got out the water slide.
Who knew they throw rubber chickens for athletics day, fantastic!!