Hi all - the last week has just flown by but I have managed to do some of my list.
Firstly I have finished the Gingerbread Boy and Gingerbread Girl for my two youngest grandchildren. They do look a lot better in reality than they do on camera. Have attached photo below.
As I have a gingerbread theme this year I am deciding whether or not to make a cake Gingerbread House but will have to see what time I have closer to Christmas.
Next on the list are coasters. I have decided to make coasters rather than a table runner this year as quilting is a very new craft for me. So far I have only done the one but plan to have at least 8 finished by next Tuesday and hopefully another 6 by the end of November (we are having 14 adults and three children for Christmas dinner this year which is going to be fantastic). See photo below.
I have been side tracked a little after reading Pomona's blog about the Pleated Pouches and decided to purchase the pattern from Keyka Lou Patterns and have a go myself. It is a great pattern to use and is very well documented so that a beginner like myself could follow the directions. The best part about it was that it only took a short time to make and I think the end result was great.
I have also managed to cross stitch some more cards and now I have the beading to do so hopefully they will be finished by next week.
Still a few more things on my list but I have found the Christmas Challenge very motivating and a great help to keep me focused.
Look forward to reading all your progress reports.