Thursday night, Lacie (4) and Bonnie (3) agreed to pack their own sleepover bag (just so happens to be a bag I made them) to spend the night with their Mumma and Pappa. I needed a break! We drove them over and said "Surprise Mumma and Pappa, the kids are all yours!" And as always Mumma came up with a great idea to take them on the train into the city and look at the Xmas Windows and Xmas Tree.
This was one of my first attempts at making a bag and reading/following a pattern. Melly and Me's Sleepover Bag. It took me a few weeks and loads of concentration. A great challenge! Perfect size for both the girls.
So I was off out and about, just Mitch (6 months) and I for the whole day yesterday. Finished off Xmas shopping and swung by one of my favorite local craft shops, Jules Craft Shop in Loftus. Ended up buying Lacie a beautiful cup cake covered sewing box. A special one she can keep for ever. Also couldn't help myself and had to get a little something for me. Some cute tiny hand crocheted flowers (by a gorgeous little Asian grandma somewhere in China I imagine).
After doing some jobs, I just had to make something a bit xmasy.
My Aunty Nettie emails me all different crafty blogs to check out, and I really liked this one instantly Jolly Allsorts and her Peppermint Candy Star tutorial. I didn't need to buy a thing as I had felt, thread, ribbon and button all in my craft cupboard.