Along the way there will be posts and tutorials on holiday-themed projects, this week's post is by the very talented, paper-piecing Queen, Kristy who has designed an adorable Christmas Robin Wreath paper-pieced pattern, where does she find the time?? The pattern will be available for free download from Kristy's Craftsy shop, but only for a limited time, so if you would like it you will need to be quick.
Having made zero progress on my Making Christmas list last week, I was hoping for better things this week, and I am pleased to report that I have managed to tick one thing off of the list. Yay!
The recipe for the Spicy Squash and Apple Chutney was from the October issue of Good Food magazine and is available here I used Butternut Squash in my chutney, but it would be a great way to use up the leftover pumpkin flesh if you are carving up pumpkins this week!
I enjoyed making this so much that I have decided to make some biscuits for cheese and put together a hamper for my brother. He is a very difficult person to shop for, but loves his cheese so I think that might just hit the spot.
So here's my updated list
- A Christmas Table Runner for our new dining table
- Two Pleated Pouches to fill with make-up/nail polishes for my daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law to be
- Two Liberty and linen jewellery rolls for my sisters-in-law
- A Knotwork Christmas cushion - for me!
- A Fairytale Cushion for my grandniece using one of Quiet Play's Happily Ever After paper-pieced patterns
Homemade chutney for my brother and sonMADE
- More dishwasher vodka!
- Biscuits for cheese for my brother
The room where I sew and craft is being decorated this week, so I think my opportunities for ticking off any of the sewing projects will be minimal. Maybe it is time to crack out the vodka :)
I hope you have been having a more productive couple of weeks than I have!
Linking my updated list up to the Link party here
This looks delicious!ReplyDelete
It's *always* time to break out the voddie ;o) Sounds like a plan for your brother though!ReplyDelete
Yummy chutney. I think I need to make a list and get going with it too.ReplyDelete
Good luck with the room redecoration. Sounds like you will have a great place to work after it's all done. That chutney looks so yummy!! You can never go wrong with cheese, chutney and crackers :)ReplyDelete
Hampers make great Christmas presents and filled with homemade goodies, even better.ReplyDelete
Ooh good plan on the chutney, bikkies and cheese! Those gifts are always appreciated - and home made is brilliant! Nice work on ticking something off your list!ReplyDelete
Well done on getting your chutney made without your son realising! I need to make a list and crack on with it :)ReplyDelete
Sounds yummy. I havent even begun to think about ChristmasReplyDelete
Off to check that link out
The chutney looks tasty, I think this will be on my to do list next year!ReplyDelete