Friday, October 4, 2013

Christmas magazines, projects, and profiles!

The month of October has started out as a very exciting one for me!  Christmas has come two months early in the SUDs household… how about yours?  Are Santa’s sleigh bells beginning to jingle in your heart?  Mine is playing a merry tune!

Snow cottage 6

As many of you already know – Christmas is my favourite theme to design and create for.  So I was over the moon when Jenny of Elefantz invited me over to play in the Elefantz Home bumper Christmas issue!  We chatted about past, present and future, dreams, goals and inspiration… and maybe a virtual cup of eggnog was enjoyed in the process!

Elefantz magazine Xmas13

You can find my ‘Snow Cottage’ stitchery pattern in Jenny’s magazine this month together with so many wonderful projects for Christmas and gift-giving.  Pop on over here to see exactly what’s inside and to either subscribe or purchase an individual issue.

Ever wondered what a Christmas profile looks like?

Santa profile

He he… I couldn’t resist!  (I know, I’m a dag!)  But I have been profiled in this month’s Christmas issue of Inspiring Country Threads, as well.  (Vol 14 No 7)

CT Xmas issue 2

CT Xmas issue 1

CT Xmas issue 3

So you will find me chatting within these pages too – what a natter box!

Partridge pear tree small revised

But I have been sewing as well as chatting, and contributed this ‘Party in a Pear’ Christmas ornament to the issue, it was such fun to make and only takes a few hours!

FREE PATTERN WITH A PURCHASE

As October is my bumper Christmas month, I thought I’d offer my ‘Red Robin Kisses’ pattern as a free gift with any purchase from my Craftsy store

Red Robin kisses front cover

Just drop me an email when you have made a purchase and I’ll send you your pattern!

What kind of crafts do you most enjoy making for Christmas?  Ornaments, quilts, gifts, soft furnishings?  I’d love to know!

Till next time!

Vikki xoxo

8 comments:

grandmarockton said...

LOVE this ornie!

Ольга Карелина said...

Pendants with birds delightful!!!

Sue Niven said...

Hi Vikki,
Congratulations on your amazing achievements! I am so happy for you! utterly delightful.
I like you sing Christmas in my heart all year round! At the moment I am making Christmas decorations for the ACDA Christmas Party, Every year I make the decorations using free, op shop re purposed items. Currently I am working on table runners using fabric swatches I have been given. So Much Fun!

Deb said...

You crack me up hun. Absolutely loving your wee Christmas house, it is so sweet, and as for your Partridge ornament it is beautiful. I do not believe you have only started on christmas now, knowing you as I do I would imagine you haven't finished last year's celebrating-just joking lovey. You are such a clever chook with your published articles. xx

margaret said...

love your Christmas house, have already had a look as I get Jennie`s mag. Will be a while before the country threads lands here in the UK but will buy it when it does, really enjoy both magazines.

Ольга Т. said...

Прекрасно!!!! Очень празднично и красиво!

retdairyqueen said...

Read your profile story in Country Threads
You should feel very proud
Cute pear Well done

donna said...

Hi Vickie I am your newest follower. Oh my gosh your stitching is just gorgeous. Congratulations on being published how exciting.
Hugs
donna

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