Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Christmas Ornaments for A Friend

I have been busy stitching some ornaments for a very special friend. It feels good to get back into stitching again. I was in the mood to stitch some Santas so I chose a couple Prairie Schoolers.


These Santas are from Book 80.

I changed the floss colors cause I wanted an old world look. They are stitched on 28 ct. Lambswool linen from Wichelt Imports. The photo doesn't show  the true color of the fabric.

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I also stitched a couple Lizzie Kate ornaments.They are Flip-It's from The 12 Blessings of Christmas.

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They are stitched on 25 ct. Mushroom Lugana with DMC floss.

I finished them into ornaments with felt backs and added bows and beads to hold hangers. I like these simple little designs. they are fun and a fast stitch.

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I have a work in progress. I am stitching The 12 Days of Christmas by Little House Needleworks. I am not sure I will finish it by Christmas. I am having trouble working with the 32 ct. Summer Khaki by R&R so it is a slow progress. It is definitely the hardest fabric I ever stitched on. My eyes actually cross trying to see the holes lol. I am well over half way but still. I will post some pics.

12 Days of Christmas
Little House Needleworks

Happy Stitching and thanks for visiting.

6 comments:

Chris said...

Wonderful update Bonnie! The PS santas and LK finishes look great!

Karen said...

Great to see you stitching again! Great finishes.

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Nice ornament finishes - that 12 days piece is beautiful, too.

CalamityJr said...

Great post! Love all your ornaments, and you're going to love the 12 days no matter when you get it finished.

Bonnie said...

Thanks for all the nice comments. My friend Chris has received his ornaments anis enjoying them on his tree.

Stitching Noni said...

Great to see you stitching again!
Love your ornaments :o)

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