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Merry Christmas!

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Wishing you all the best… ❤

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Giveaway Time!

Christmas is fast approaching, and to celebrate that, I’m having another giveaway.

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This year I’ll be giving away one quilted horse blanket, in the colors of the winner’s choice.

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Rules:

  • Enter by leaving a comment on THIS POST by Friday, December 23rd at 11:59 PM MST. If you have never left a comment on my blog before it will be held in moderation until I manually approve it.
  • ONE entry per person. Commenting dozens of times will not increase your chances of winning.
  • Blanket will be made for Traditional Scale models
  • Open world-wide. Shipping is on me!

One winner will be randomly chosen on December 24th. The winner will be announced here and contacted privately via email.

Good luck!

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Santa Hats

Years and years ago, I made a mini Santa hat for my models. While it’s fun for pictures, it’s really, really annoying to use, as it refuses to stay put on anyone and can look really odd when it does. I’ve wanted to remake it for ages and finally got to it today.

The new ones are made from scraps of stretchy velvet, with stretched out felt trim instead of the weird faux fur stuff I used for the last one.

Mini Santa hats are fairly easy to make – my pattern was basically a triangle with a slightly rounded bottom. I placed this on a folded piece of fabric, sewed up one edge, turned it inside out and voila! They did have to be glued down to keep them from standing straight up.

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One is sized for the dolls, and the other for horses, for matchy-matchy photos.

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And since this fabric doesn’t fray, I cut slots for ear holes and immediately stuck it on half of my models.

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It still doesn’t fit everyone, but it fits (and stays in place!) loads better than the last one, so I’m happy.

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Putting tiny Santa hats on everything makes me happy anyway. I guess I’m just weird like that. XD

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