Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Homemade advent calendar.......

Sometimes my craft ambition, mixed with my stubborn personality gets me into huge last minute projects, such as deciding 4 days before December to sew an advent calendar......
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It is a tricky craft to photograph,especially in the dark gloomy weather we had. Please forgive the dark blurry photos.

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I cut the mitten pieces out of felt and sewed them together by hand, I would have sewn the numbers on too, but I realized that would have taken me well into December so they are glued on with fabric glue. the mittens are individually clipped onto a piece of ribbon with tiny clothespins. I glued a star on one of the clothespins to mark the day of the Month.

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I plan to stuff the little mittens with small candies and stickers and coins for my children to discover.

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And I need to decide were to put it......

4 comments:

Melanie~Our Ash Grove said...

oh my I love this! So bright and cheery. :)

Cheryl said...

Your mittens are lovely. I bet your children are super excited to see them. I'm a last minute crafter. I have my best ideas when the deadline is looming!

ella@lifeologia said...

This turned out so fun and cheerful.
Way to go ;)

Mama Gone Green said...

So cute! You are awesome.