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Hi. I live in Spain with my partner. I am retired and LOVE it. I love life here but I do miss my family back in the UK, two sons and three sisters and my Mum. Crafting is my life, I do something every single day. In the past it has helped me get through some bad times in my life. One such bad time was when my first grandson died aged just 14 months. He had been born 8 weeks prem but was very healthy and was growing into a beautiful, bonny boy. It was such a shock when the call came. A day never passes when I dont think of him. I am now Nanna again to grand daughter, Hollie, born July 2012, and Tess born March 2016. This is my younger son and his partner. I now have another Grandson, Noah, born Nov 2013 to my elder Son and they have a daughter, Aurora, born March 2015. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy my makes. Please leave a comment so that I know you have visited me. xxxx

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Saturday, 3 November 2012

Christmas Stocking

Good Morning All
Here is the stocking I have made for Hollies first Christmas.  Made from felt, I drew a pattern myself just to get a guide to the size I wanted and I used a Crafters Companion  CD to make templates for the letters (the cd's are great for this as you can make letters in 3 sizes).  I think it looks pretty cute, and I hope her Mum and Dad like it too and Santa will fill it with delicious goodies in future years for her.  I used to love my Christmas Stocking filled with nuts, an apple, a tangerine and maybe an orange too.  Those were the days!!!!

xxxxx
Wendy L

CHALLENGES ----------
Totally Gorjuss # 156 - Anything goes with a button
By the Cute and Girly - Twinkle twinkle little star  There is a star on the heart (Hollie is my star too)
Crafters Companion- Fave colour combo
Crafty Ann # 77- Christmas in October
Crafty Ribbon # 31 - Christmas
MAWTT - Stitching
Anything but a Card # 5
Sparkles Christmas Challenge # 22 - Contemporary colour combo

18 comments:

  1. Lovely Christmas stocking Wendy, I'm sure it will be used for many years by Holly.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

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  2. This is gorgeous Wendy she will love it, I remember when my Auntie made me one and I have still got it. I passed it on to my son who still uses it. Gorgeous. Hugs Caroline xxx

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  3. This is so beautiful Wendy, Hollie is sure to treasure it.

    Sue

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  4. Oh Wendy your stocking for Hollie is amazing... It is so nice to have a keepsake that has a story behind it... the story being my grandmother is a beautiful crafter... this will keep for decades!!!

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  5. Lovely project Wendy and as she gets older Hollie will have so much fun putting this out for Santa to fill xx

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  6. Gorgeous stocking Wendy. Love the colours and the buttons on the top.
    Lorraine x

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  7. Oh this is lovely, what a great creation,. I love it. Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Hazelxox

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  8. I just love your stocking. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    Pinky

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  9. lovely project Wendy, love the colours
    pam

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  10. How cute is this? perfect for Christmas! Thanks for visiting, take care, Ira x
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  11. A brilliant creation!

    Thank you for sharing at Sparkles Christmas Challenges this time
    Good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

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  12. What a great Christmas stocking
    Thanks for joining in at Sparkles Christmas challenge this time

    Jackie x

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  13. Your stocking looks so great. Thanks for joining gus at By the Cute and Girly.
    Hugs, Uta

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  14. Fabulous project Wendy, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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  15. Such a cute Christmas stocking!! Great job. Thanks for entering it in our November challenge at Crafter's Companion.

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  16. Awww, what a cute stocking! You did a fabulous job!

    Thanks for playing along with Crafter's Companion!

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  17. What a great project! I love how you have added the name and those little hearts are fab!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafter's Companion Monthly Challenge. Hope to see you back:0)

    Hugs;
    Janette

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