I have a secret I need you to share…

I have some new items in my Etsy shop, and I need you to share this secret with EVERYONE you know 🙂

First up…

Bespoke wedding anniversary gifts

A beautiful gift for a special couple, to celebrate an anniversary, to hang on the wall to remember the wonderful occasion.

Choose colours used in your wedding theme to make this even more personal, and all beautifully framed in a 8″ x 10″ real wood frame, ready for hanging.

Check out all of my beautiful handmade items http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/creativeblondegifts

Next up…

Christmas scatter cushions – gonks

These country style Christmas cushions are handmade from linen and cotton, and make the perfect addition to your country styled living room this Christmas.

Choose from the festive Robin, or Christmas Gonk, or maybe one of each?! Each cushion comes with a robin or gonk applique on the reverse

Christmas scatter cushion – Robin

They come with a quality cotton envelope style backing, which makes removing the cover really easy. Choose from white, grey or black cotton backing

These gorgeous scatter cushions measure 16″ square and come with the cushion pad included.

Next up…

Girly hair slides

Hair clips for girls with a beautiful 3D fabric origami butterfly. Measuring 6.5 cm x 5 cm. Perfect for a special occasion, or everyday use.

They make a wonderful gift for a child’s birthday party, or to add into each party bag.

Each butterfly comes sewn to a non slip coloured metal hair clip measuring 5 cm long, and will be chosen to match the butterfly fabric.

Butterflies can be ordered as an individual item or as a pair.

Last but not least…

Men’s stylish Neckerchief

Neckerchiefs are the perfect way to compliment any outfit, and can be styled in so many ways. They are often called bandanas. A great and stylish way to keep your neck warm this Autumn and Winter.

They make a lovely gift for the men in your life, and I offer so many different colours, you’re sure to find a favourite, all made from 100% high quality cotton, please get in touch with your message

I offer these as a single item, or as a coordinating pack of two.  Each neckerchief measures 22″ square.

Thanks for stopping by

Check out all of my beautiful handmade items www.etsy.com/uk/shop/creativeblondegifts

Christmas RAPPing… plus Giveaway

Christmas… are you for real, its not even the middle of May!! Stick with me though, you are going to like this post, plus there is a giveaway which shouldn’t be missed – be in with a chance of winning 9 Island Batik FQ’s and 3 Aurifil spools of thread to 2 lucky winner…

So why Christmas… its Margaret Willingham and Nan Baker new book of course, a book packed full of beautiful Reverse Applique & Paper Piecing projects

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“The patterns in this book reflect the individual styles of both Nan and Margaret blended together to create gorgeous quilts for the Christmas season celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Some are very elegant while others are whimsical. The 20 +projects vary in size from table runners to wall hangings to full size quilts and even Christmas tree decorations.

 

There are multiple quilt size options and alternative color variations. Because they could be for all seasons! The variety of designs all include the unique Star patterns found throughout the book. Two projects,Christmas is Coming and Miracle at the Manger,are interactive quilts that help children, young and old, countdown to Christmas Day with excited anticipation! There is something for everyone.

 

All the designs feature Reverse Applique by hand or machine and Paper Piecing so quilters can learn new techniques using the book’s easier, more streamlined methods. Great for quilters to develop and grow their skills, and great for classes in shops. We hope that quilters of all abilities will enjoy making these gorgeous quilts to celebrate the Christmas season,and that they will become Christmas favorites and family heirlooms”

The book is available to purchase NOW!!

I made my block using some Island Batik pieces I had in my stash, its a 12″ x 12″ block using Paper Piecing – perfect for some Christmas place mats

 

Quilted using the luscious Vlieseline Cotton batting

 

 

Now before I go I must tell you about the giveaway being hosted by Margaret and Nan

 

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