Thanks very much Ruth. It is a really lovely gallery, and they sell all sorts of things so I thought it was worth a shot. There is a saying in Yorkshire that is 'Shy bairns get nowt' which translates as shy children get nothing, so my philosophy is you can only ask.
Hands up all those who vow (every year) that next year they will not let Christmas creep up on them and that they will be super organised ...
My hand is well and truly raised. I have two have advent calendars partly sewn from a good three years back, well OK five years back then and each Christmas I say I will have them done by next Christmas. Sometimes I just want to throw out all my unfinished projects and start over but I do not have the ability to do that.
It did seem to drag along and then all of a sudden it was here. I am usually good about getting done well ahead of time. My daily dose today is plying all the yarn I have been spinning. I had to reply one small ball. when i went to make it into skein I realised I had plied it in the wrong direction. Then I need to wash them all and hang them to dry.