On My Worktable - Gingerbread Cookie Kits

February 12, 2014

Are gingerbread men a hit in your household?  They sure are in ours although they are a bit of a special treat.  The heads are normally eaten off first followed by the legs...

Each year I make a large batch of these gingerbread cookie kits containing a set of three little cutters - a mummy, daddy and baby one which are really cute and a laminated copy of our gingerbread recipe.  The first few years I made them from linen but this year I was drawn to the happy colours of my checked blanket stash.

I hand cut and hand stitched the little gingerbread appliqu├ęs onto the reusable checked storage bag from my little wool scraps.  For whatever reason they make me really happy!

They have completely sold out, but don't worry I will be making more later in the year and let you know when they are back in stock.  In the meantime you can check out this post for a free copy of our favourite gingerbread cookie recipe.

Do you bake gingerbread men?  Is your first bite the head or the legs?

xx



5 comments:

  1. And no wonder they sold out! I just love all these ideas you come up with :)
    I keep trying to think how to describe your creations and ideas.....but nothing sounds right......I keep thinking earthly, mother nature, natural parenting...but whatever the word I'm looking for...I love it!

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  2. What a sweet wee gift I totally adore this xxx

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  3. Oh such a great idea Lisa - they would make great gifts too, they are so gorgeous. I must confess I tend to eat the heads first. Thanks for sharing your recipe. (I hit the wrong button so hope you dont get half a comment as well as this one .... sorry)

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  4. Uber cuteness xx

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  5. Thank you for sharing this wonderful project.

    I featured it here at my blog this week:http://www.jaqsstudio.com/2014/02/made-by-me-115-linky-party-and-features.html

    Enjoy and have a great week!

    -Q

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