I've still got lots of kits packed away in several boxes, and one that was perfect for the festive season was Tree of Christmas Cheer, by Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched - another one of my favourite Australian designers! Purchased back in 2020 from Coast and Country Crafts and Quilts this beautiful kit had been packed away like so many others, waiting for me to have more hours in the day! Reading through the instructions, I could see that it wasn't going to take too long to put together - the stitchery design was traced and embroidered and the applique added in a couple of evenings...
...this festive decoration was embellished with a cute star, attached with a piece of pink ric-tac trimming, secured to the top of the tree before it was turned the right was through. The tree was then filled with some weighted pellets to stop it from falling over...
...I love decorating my home with my handmade projects, and this year has seen a few new additions. It was tricky getting a photograph indoors, so using the holly tree in our garden seemed the perfect backdrop for a festive photoshoot! Well that's another kit ticked off my list, although that list does seem to be getting longer rather than shorter!
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