Christmas 2022

Living somewhere that has hot-weather Christmas, it can be a struggle to find Christmas decor that fits my experience. Growing up, all our Christmas decorations were jolly snowmen, playing among snow-laden trees, and snowflakes… in the snow. All while we’re sweating and longing for a breeze! So in my Christmas designs, I’d like to cover…

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Christmas 2021: Christmas hot & cold

Christmas is not all snowmen and reindeer for everyone. In Australia, Christmas Day is typically uncomfortably hot, spent under blazing blue skies with family and friends. The way we celebrate is different too: when I was little, I remember one of my grandmothers battling to create the traditional baked lunch, when it was too hot…

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My first Noël

A quiet Christmas. I’m not one for Santas, snowmen or flashing lights. Christmas is hot where I live, and much of the traditional iconography just doesn’t make much sense. I was asked to create some simple Christmas designs, and really enjoyed using simple Algerian Eyelet stitches to add texture to these motifs. They really are…

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