I don’t know about you but every year I say to myself this is the year everyone is getting handmade Christmas presents. That’s very easy to say in September but what we forget is the time speeds away from us and before we know it it is the week before Christmas and no gifts have…… Continue reading Five quick things to sew for the perfect Christmas Present
Now it’s November I feel I can finally start prepping the Christmas sewing. I actually started a couple of weeks ago but in true Saysie style I am only now just blogging about it! Every year I have so many plans to make so many things, whether that be gifts, decorations or tasty food. In…… Continue reading Christmas Sewing Prep
I purchased Amy’s book a while back when it first came out and loved every project in it. It’s taken me till now to get around something from it! One of the projects I had bookmarked to make was a frilly bib, so pretty and girly I thought it would be nice to make Mabel…… Continue reading Sweetly Stitched Handmades – Frilly Christmas Bib
I had a few projects on the go over the Christmas period, two I will share with you in another time. I was really pleased they all were finished in time, although I did have more projects in mind that didn’t even get started! First of all was a lovely little festive sew along by…… Continue reading Festive Makes
When I re-started this blog I promised myself I wouldn’t put pressure on blogging or apologise for the length of time between each post, but really, I am sorry it’s been so long since my last post! Life with a 15 month old has been pretty hectic there is barely any time to sit down…… Continue reading Happy New Year!
For the last few years I always say I would bake a Christmas cake but for one reason or another I left it too late or never got round to making it. This year with Mabel being a bit older I really want to start some Christmas traditions with her, and not forgetting my husband loves…… Continue reading Christmas Cake
Hello all! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I’ve just popped on here to share my completed Christmas Celebration Sampler. I finished it late on Christmas Eve, so just in time for the big day! The border was a real labour of love I have to say, but I’m happy with the way it…… Continue reading A Belated Merry Christmas
My Christmas sampler is really coming on, I’ve finished row 3! M is for Mrs Claus A is for Angel S just had to be for Santa Just the border to go and it’ll be finished!
If you fancy something a little different to a mince pie but still want a little Christmassy treat, then these are perfect. I adapted the recipe from my raspberry crumble square recipe. This is such a super simple treat to make all the taste of a mince pie with no pastry making in sight! You will need: 1…… Continue reading Mincemeat Crumble Squares
I love Stollen but have always bought it in the past, so this year I thought I would have a go at making my own! I do love making bread but it can be so time consuming to make and normally I decide too late in the day to make it and have to resolve…… Continue reading German Stollen Bread