winter

Winter Trees by George Szirtes Aren’t you cold and won’t you freeze, With branches bare, you winter trees? You’ve thrown away your summer shift, Your autumn gold has come adrift. Dearie me, you winter trees, What strange behaviour, if you please! In summer you could wear much less, But comeRead More →

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens, Brown paper packages tied up with strings, These are a few of my favorite things.” from Favorite Things by Rodgers and Hammerstein ​ Here is our Warm Woolen Mittens Coloring Page based on our Warm WoolenRead More →

“In the meadow we can build a snowman, And pretend that he is Parson Brown. He’ll say are you married, we’ll say “No man”. But you can do the job when you’re in town.” from Walking in a Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard (music) and Richard B. Smith (lyricist)   Here is our HappyRead More →

Today we are sharing our Winter Tree Applique Block. Although it may seem rather stark and boring, I can relate to our leafless winter  trees, contently hibernating, yet at the same time preparing for their busy growing months that loom just around the corner.  Like all of our applique blocks, ourRead More →

Once you learn this technique for making freezer paper stencils, you'll find a 101 ways to use them. It is a fast, inexpensive technique that allows you to make more detailed designs than traditional appliqueing will allow. Materials listed below are to go with our Snowflake Quilt. The pattern for that will be available later in the week. Note: The paint can bleedRead More →

The gnomes enjoy decorating their houses seasonal just like the rest of us. Britta saw the Traditional Snowflakes we scattered throughout the house, and wanted some, too! So, I got right on it for her. She loves them! If you’d like to make some snowflakes for your gnome or dollRead More →

You don’t need to wait for a blizzard to play in a Winter Wonderland… not if you make your own indoor snowstorm! Grab a sharp pair of scissors and doilies, and before it know it, it will be snowing inside! Materials: Doilies – different sizes Transparent Nylon thread Laminating film orRead More →