Sunday, 25 May 2014

More Delectable Swap Ideas


Here is a lovely ornament from Victorian Sampler - it's free - click here.

Or how about this little fellow from Free

Or this adorable reindeer just waiting to be embroidered from Badbirds?  Again, it's free!!

More ideas coming……
~ Cheers ~

Friday, 23 May 2014

Fosty AnYOnE ?

For all you counted cross stitchers out there... here is a FREE download of this cute snowman!
Just click HERE.

Thursday, 22 May 2014


If you like to appliqué you could make some bunting...
There is a two part FREE pattern over HERE... and then HERE.

Monday, 19 May 2014

Oh My StaRs

How about adding some of these to your package... for your partners Christmas tree...
You can... and I'm sure "she" would love some too.
HERE is a free pattern.

Hugs Cheryll xx

Sunday, 18 May 2014

For The Tree

Do you think your partners tree needs a skirt?
Perhaps you can make it into a candle mat or table cover.
Either way, here is a FREE pattern to download... just click HERE.

Santa would always be welcome at my home...
Cheers Cheryll

Saturday, 17 May 2014

NeeD a BaG ?

RED BROLLY  has a FREE pattern to make "gift bags"... over HERE...
Wouldn't one or two make a sweet gift...
I think YOUR partner would LoVe one filled with treats or special items...
Can you see the AnGeL & SanTa there on the tops? CuTe...

Hugs Cheryll xx

Friday, 16 May 2014

For the KiTcHeN

Perhaps one of these could be sent to your partner... for display... as they are just too nice to use as dish cloths!
One has a "TREE" on it... so that's ON the list of items to make & send!
Its a free pattern... HERE...

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Stencils are GreaT

If you like to AppLiQue... then you can use these stencils to create your own masterpiece.
They are available FREE... over HERE.

Hugs Cheryll...

Wednesday, 14 May 2014


Click HERE and you will find a free candle mat pattern.
It's easy to download by another click of your mouse...

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Do you LoVe EmBroiDerY ?

Well maybe this pattern is for you.
Click HERE for the printable design... it's FREE

Wouldn't this be great on a gift for your partner...
I love it!

HuGs CheryLL

Sunday, 11 May 2014

SwaP PartnerS

53 emails have been sent out to ALL the players in the Aus/ NZ swap.
If you haven't received your email... let me know asap.
I hope you all have heaps of FuN with this swap...getting ideas and then making 3 gifts for your partner. Some of you will be sending overseas between Australia and New Zealand... & I know postage costs are increasing so I try to spread this around each year...
If you are mailing over the pond... I hope you understand.

Here is another idea for you...
If you are a knitter... here is a FREE pattern for a little EXTRA gift perhaps...

Friday, 9 May 2014


This character is on the list as well.
Do you think YOUR partner would like to have him in her home?
If you want to make him... HERE is the LINK to free instructions.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

ChristmaS CushioN

A TREE is on the list as well... so here is another FREE pattern for you.
Your partner may like one of these...

Here is the LINK

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

GreaT IdeA

If you want to make this table runner for your partner... you can...
 there is a FREE pattern available from HERE.

Because a BELL is ON the list

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

A ToTe

Here is the free pattern LINK... to make a REINDEER tote bag for your partner.

Isn't that face just gorgeous!

Thursday, 1 May 2014

It BeGiNs

The 2014 Christmas In July swap opens on May 1st.
If you are interested in joining in... you can...
If you just want to read all about it... you can...
It's simple... just CLICK here.

If you live in Australia or New Zealand... 
Cheryll is your swap mama... so just click HERE.
OR if you live in any other country...
then Kim is the swap mama looking after you... HERE.

Just email us if you have any questions...