Family members also migrated home during the festive season and it was good to catch up, boy the grandkids sure do grow fast. It was because of their recent visit that I dusted off my sewing machine (It's a wonder it didn't blow a fuse!!). I made the boys swags for Christmas, one Buzz Lightyear and one Bob the Builder so now they'll be set for camping trips and friends sleepovers. These turned out to be quite inexpensive as I managed to pick up the material when it was in the clearance rack, bargain!
The grandson's swags - minus matress and sleeping bag
Before I needed glasses, I also made my kids Christmas stockings and did the fancy work myself. Here is Cara's Christmas stocking. Now with each new addition to the family I still make a Christmas stocking but use the fancy stitches available on the sewing machine instead of doing it by hand.
Cara's Christmas Stocking