A first December

When my niece was born earlier this year I stitched a quilt to welcome her into the world and to keep her cosy for years to come. I firmly believe that the best way to celebrate milestones is with a handmade present, so for her first Christmas I have made her an advent calendar similar to the one that I made for Matt a couple of years ago. I decided to make a festive pudding, complete with squishy holly and berries and lovely big currants. I hope that she will look forward to the first of December every year when her pudding will reappear, filled with chocolate.

Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar

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18 Responses to A first December

  1. Rachael says:

    G this is amazing!! You should be selling these!
    I bet you (& her mummy) can’t wait til she is old enough to have treats inside it πŸ™‚ Lucky little girl x

  2. tartanpants says:

    Love it! I bet that pudding will be around for many years to come – such a lovely gift xx

  3. HM Diett says:

    Another amazing creation sissy!xxx

  4. Love it! Amazingly creatively gorgeous (… as usual may I add!) x

  5. Dawn frost says:

    Oh wow. I love it. Is there no end to your talents. Xxx

  6. smiffysmrs says:

    Dan put it up this morning and we shared a scrummy Advent chocolate in bed with a cup of tea – of course I made sure Miss B participated……. we let her watch – Next year little one, next year!!!

  7. Mrs M says:

    Wow! That is gorgeous!

  8. Bee says:

    Lovely … your little niece will treasure it I’m sure … Bee x

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