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Advent Calendar Sew-A-Long

Years ago, I re-created my mother’s Advent calendar and interpreted it as a quilt-as-you-go project, complete with template. ¬†The year I finally buckled down to make this for our family, I worked on one house a day each day in December, and had a completed calendar by Christmas Eve! ¬†Every year since, I have taken […]

Advent Calendar

Last year, I did an Advent calendar based on the one my mother hung up each December when I was little. Some of the little houses that line the street up the center of the village were more successful than others, but on the whole, I am pleased with how it turned out. This year, […]

Advent Calendar

Growing up, my mom had this wonderful Advent calendar that came out every year right after Thanksgiving. It was entirely made of felt, and she’d put it together when I was tiny and we were living in Germany, so it had a delightfully subtle European influence. Deep blue background, with a jute braid winding up […]