Holiday Greetings and Sewing Project


I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. We had a heavy, but lovely snow last night. I have yet to go out and take photos. The snow simply adds such a brightness to the somewhat drab winter color, so this was welcome since the sun is shining and the day appears so very promising. 

I wanted to post some photo and the one I chose is a small candle mat I made from a pattern I found on the internet about 4 years ago.

I have yet to locate the tutorial I used, but I did find Dina's blog, Little by Little by Bossymomma, where she made a tree using the same technique. She has a nice tutorial. I want to try this tree for next Christmas. 

A .pdf version of this tutorial is available. If you would like a copy,
please email Dina at dfne@peterjh.wanadoo.co.uk

On New Year's Day, I am going to participate in the 
Check out the link if you are interested in a sewing project on January 1. I did one mystery two years ago and had a very enjoyable time sewing a quilt top that day. 

And again, 
Merry Christmas to all 
and happy quilting in the New Year!


  1. Your candle mat looks delightful. Thank you for including a photograph of my tree.

  2. Thank you and I am happy I was able to find your version of an item using this technique. Merry Christmas.

  3. Very cool!!! So glad you shared this unique project with us at TUesday Archives Nancy. :)