Monthly Archives: November 2014

Simplifying the Season

Knit Together with Cynthia MacDougall The holidays are a bustling time – there are all the preparations for shopping, meals, and decorating, plus, at times, the logistics of getting family members back home, and having the house ready to receive them. Researchers have said that we can be happier if we simplify our lives, but […]

My Whole Heart

My Whole Heart Ornament

This is a seamless heart that doesn’t require any sewing at all. You can use it as a simple pin cushion or to express your love, friendship, compassion or memory. Add a little something to make it extra special for that special someone! Wholeheartedly. Read more in our Festive 2013 issue. Designed by Olha Khaperska […]

Cute as a Hoop-la! Ornaments

Cute as a Hoop-la! Ornament 1

Christmas is my favourite time of year. The sights, sounds, colours, and aromas of December are such fun in the middle of the dark days of winter. I suspect this deep and enduring love affair with the holidays has its roots in pouring over home decorating and craft magazines, collected during the 1950s and 1960s […]