Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Christmas homemakes

Hello lovely bloggy friends ,hope you are all well ,i do love your comments and reading your lovely blogs so thankyou for stopping by.
Well christmas is fast approaching ,the shops are all laiden with gorgeous decorations and gifts ,i have a big family having 2 brothers and three sisters ,nearly all with children so nowadays we tend to just buy for the children ,as most of them are 11 and over they have all asked for money ,i do like to give presents but they like to chose there own presents so its easy really so just the little ones to buy for
Im doing a christmas market this year at knaresborough so ive been busy making allsorts really,heres a few

Hot water bottles with soft fur covers

Christmas stockings

Patchwork stockings

Stocking garlands

Advent calendars

Christmas decorations

Christmas wreaths

And knitted chains,i have a lot more but its mostly all packed away now so im very excited and nearly ready for the fair ,ive also been making a few other things like these

Crochet hangers for my wardrobe

And a patchwork tea cosy for my dad,so been quite busy here ,my crochet blanket is coming along nicely but still a way to go as i do want it to actually cover my bed!

Different kitchen table

Loving my new curtains bought from another favourite shop of mine "ikea"

cosy corner

More cushions and chair photos!

And finaly

Well thats it for this week lovely people ,thankyou for coming to see me ,ile be doing a giveaway next week so do pop by ,have a lovely week ,much love,francine


  1. Pretty, pretty, pretty! Love all the Christmassy stuff - especially the cute little collection of decorations! :)
    The stockings are fab too - I think I'm going to try making some stockings this year.

  2. WoW! You have been busy.I love all your Xmas makes and the patchwork tea cosy...gorgeous! Love your kitchen,so bright and colourful. :0)

  3. I just love all the yummy colors that I find here and the charming way you put them all together! ♥

  4. Hi Francine ,Youve been a busy gal,you put me to shame!Love all your christmassy makes ,especially the knitted paper chains,have a lovely weekend,love juliexxx

  5. You have made some really lovely things, and I love the colours you use. The sofa filled with beautiful patchwork and crochet cushions and blankets looks sooo cosy and pretty! Have a happy weekend. Helen x

  6. Some lucky people have lovely gifts coming their way! You have been very busy and have made soooo much, wish I could be as productive. Well done. I love the colours of the christmas decorations, red and white decorations are my favourite! I'd love to curl up on that lovely sofa with the crochet blanket and cushions, looks like a lemsip chair, coooooosy!

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful makes.

    Helen xx

  7. Fabulously festive post... I'm feeling all cosy now :)
    You really have been a busy bee... such creativity is inspiring and your makes are beautiful. I also love reading your posts to see pics of your home... your style is so 'me'.

    Hope you enjoy your weekend
    Louise xx

  8. What a lovely blog you have, so pretty and inspiring. You are so clever and creative and your home looks so warm and inviting.

  9. Francine, I tend to give gift certificats too these days. The cushions and the hotwater bottle covers look so enchanting! :-} Lorraine

  10. Hello, I'm fairly new to blogging and i've come across your blog via a friend. I love your creations, they are fabulous. Yvette

  11. Gorgeous makes, and I adore your patchwork & Rosali curtains : )
    Keep warm, and would love to see you at Clover Cottage : )

    Sharon xxx