Halloween

25 years ago Halloween startet to invade Germany and to push away our lantern going at Sanct Martin when children follow Sanct Martin on a horse singing songs often accompanied by a marching band and proudly present their self-made lanterns. After about an hour of walking the walk ends at a big fire and the children receive a special bun.

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Christmas in July

Christmas in Juli is an unofficial holiday in the southern hemisphere, where Christmas is actually celebrated in the summer. So residents from that area who wanted to have the wintry christmas feeling, began to throw Christmas celebrations in July, as that is the peak month of their winter season. We on the other side can now with 40°C in the shade today expierence how it is to have Christmas celebrations in the summer. Furthermore for all that want to gift handmade items the production time begins in Juli. Only 152 days until Christmas!

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My first sew-along – Day 1

I have always been faszinated with the mythos of the 12 days of Christmas, and as I have liked English since the first lesson at school, I had to fall in love with the English Christmas carol „The 12 Days of Christmas“. When in the adventscalendars 2018 was a series to the 12 Days of Christmas, I had to collect it. Especially as the designs by Jewel Design Studio are so pretty

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