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Secret Christmas Crafting

Gift-making

Ooh, don’t you think it’s hard to keep quiet, when you have been working on something neat, and you want to show it off, but you can’t because it’s a gift, and the intended recipient is within earshot?  I do!  And while I know I should just pack the project up and put it away for the next few weeks, I just can’t resist letting little bits of it peek out.

It’s a nice backdrop for another, less secret, gift: a new pair of fingerless mittens (Blue Knifty Knitter loom, single strand of Patons Classic Wool in Moss Heather on the bottoms and Forest on the tops), I think.

One Object 365 Days: 334/365 11/29/08

And a perfect place to rest the subjects of a Project365 photo.

I can’t tell you what this is, or who it’s for – you never know what family members are lurking here these days – but I made it using entirely materials on-hand, including much of what was left of one of my favorite fabric collections.

I’ve already said too much.  Please pass the duct tape for my mouth. This is a tough time of year for a crafty blog…

I made something really neat today, but I can’t show you because it’s a gift for someone who may be reading.  How about a picture of my feet instead?

Prepare yourself.  I predict another fifteen to twenty of those posts around here in the coming month…

8 thoughts on “Secret Christmas Crafting

  1. “This is a tough time of year for a crafty blog…”
    Oooh—that’s exactly what I was thinking!

    See what nikki/whimsylove has been blogging about: Happy Day After Thanksgiving!

  2. it’s not your mouth that needs the duct tape…it’s your fingers!! I love all your fingerless mittens. fun!

  3. Feet freak me out…so keep on blogging…just leave those out. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂
    Take Care
    Kashoan

  4. New blog post: Secret Christmas Crafting http://tinyurl.com/5see9y

  5. i know exactly how you feel! maybe we should all just take the month off and then storm the blog world with daily posts after the holidays.

    See what lindamade has been blogging about: The Shop is Open!

  6. I love the “thing” that you are “not” showing us. I might have to “not” show some things also;)

    See what zoe has been blogging about: Just the Doctor!

  7. Ha! It IS a tough time for craft bloggers who can’t reveal what they’re working on! I love the hint, though, and whatever it is, it’s BEAUTIFUL. The future owner will love it, I’m sure.

    See what Robyn has been blogging about: Keeping the dust bunnies at bay

  8. You are toooo funny Lisa!!! No – keep blogging. Maybe it will inspire some of us to get off our butts and get going on our own Christmas plans. I’m making earrings for my sisters. Shhh – don’t tell them! ;-x

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