One of the things I enjoy about the actual Christmas season is that after spending all of Advent (and most of the fall) focused on stitching for other people, I can finally relax and make some stuff for myself.
When putting up my candy cane garland in the kitchen I realized I needed more candy cane ornaments. A perusal of pinterest led me to this pattern for earrings made from size 15 seed beads. Thinking larger beads would make a good-sized candy cane, I started with size 11 beads:
Of course, I could I resist candy cane earrings?
beaded stocking I made a few years ago:
And now that I've made five candy canes and written "candy cane" a gazillion times, I'm done.