(though the sock-less shoes kind of cancel out the warmth....I'm just sayin')
and a hand knit Hufflepuff House scarf.
That was how MY girls kept busy this past week.....and the lounge at Hip Stitch bustled with hand-made gifts being made - a clutch purse for a mom, sachets for family members, pajama pants for a husband, an apron for a Godmother, a camera strap for a mom. It was a fun week, and I was so proud of all the youth who came and sewed in the lounge - and of their determination to go the hand-made route, even if it meant extra patience, and some seam ripping.
Christmas Eve, with our bellies full of tamales, red chile, green chile stew and Frontier tortillas: