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Thread: Christmas Gifts for the Relatives

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    Christmas Gifts for the Relatives

    I just finished these christmas card holders for my hubby's siblings and the round table topper for my mother in law. I will show you one picture as to how they hang with a wooden dowel inserted into the corner triangles I attached to the back top corners. It has the bonus of making the hanging a little ridged to hang straight even though some weight will be inserted into the two bottom pockets (cards)

    The upper main subject blocks and lower two pockets are swap blocks from years past I wanted to use up. I think they are pretty cute and that my in laws will enjoy keeping the christmas cards all in one place. I have had one many years and I know I do.

    The round table topper is a buttermilk basin pattern for a wreath, but, I wanted to make this instead.

    I hope you all like my work, I value your opinion.
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    I might add onto a couple of them with a little something to balance it out and add some bling. There are a couple that have beads, rick rack and sequins on them already.

    I plan on cutting the rods this afternoon and filling out the card to add to the pocket. Then I will mail them early enough so if they want, they can use them this year. I just need to get the padded envelopes here from the post office to address and put the postage on individually.
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    Wow these are great!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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    they are all cute i like the round one love the scallops i like how you put the binding around the center, how did you do that?
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    ​Cute projects!

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    wow, you have been busy... very nice
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    Quote Originally Posted by mandyrose View Post
    they are all cute i like the round one love the scallops i like how you put the binding around the center, how did you do that?
    Lots of carfully placed pins! lol... I made bias binding to sew on and turned it to the back, pretty much just like a quilt, I hand sewed down on the back.
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    Very nice!

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    Adorable! Your gifts will be displayed with love!

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    Very thoughtful Christmas gifts

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    They are gorgeous! Can I be your cousin?
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    lovely Christmas gifts
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    Awesome gifts. All of your work is very nice!
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    They are all so pretty, that I wouldn't know which to pick.

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    They are all absolutely gorgeous. Very nice work.
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    Great job with these gifts!
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    Very nicely done.....I loved them all!

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    Such wonderful gifts, they are beautiful!

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    Great work!! They are all so festive and happy!! I'm sure that everyone will love them!
    Thanks for sharing!!
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    Ohhh, who wouldn't love those?
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    They are all beautiful, not sure I could pick a favorite. How great that you made these for them. When did you start making them?
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    They all are absolutely gorgeous! What talent and I'm sure much love went into each one. They will be cherished for many years to come and also useful. Thanks for sharing. I too wondered how long it took to make them.
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    Wow, there all gorgeous, can I be your family.
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    I got them all finished in a couple weeks. I can't sit for very long because my back gives me fits and I must move around. But, a little sewing here and there and here they are.

    Thank you all so much for your kind comments. I love showing my work here. You are all so positive and supportive.
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