Category: Christmas

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Editor’s Monday Quick Make

Make these great little presents with Susan Penny. Finding nice stocking fillers without spending a fortune can be difficult, so I set about designing a set of hair bobbles that are purse-friendly. The bobbles...

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Editor’s Weekend Tip No 3

Make this fun project with Susan Penny These miniature Christmas trees cost just a few pence to make using things from your garden shed and your sewing box. The trees are made from soft...

Make this advent calendar

Last Minute Advent Calendar

Susan Penny shows you how to make this lovely Advent Calendar. Our children love having an Advent calendar. They count down the days to Christmas, enjoying the special treats found in the calendar. This...

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Stitch Papercut Hearts

When I visited Odense in Denmark a few years ago, I was inspired by the wonderful papercuts by the writer Hans Christian Anderson. It seems he was an addict to paper. He wrote on...

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Christmas Candy Canes

Every year, when the first striped, sugary candy canes appear in the shops, I think of Christmases past. Fun filled times spent in New York come to mind, surrounded by jolly Santas; twinkling, fairy...