When you look at your Christmas tree, which ornaments stand out the most? Chances are its those that were handmade, either by you or by a loved one. The best things about handmade ornaments are the memories that come with themthere is nothing better than reminiscing about past holidays spent with loved ones. This year, why not create more memories by hand-making the ornaments in this book? You can make them as gifts, or get the whole family involved and spend the afternoon crafting. Weve included a wide variety of 53 designs from traditional to whimsical for the very young to the young at heart, and even a favorite pet. Many of the ornaments are easy to make and can be made in an hour or two using general sewing and craft supplies found in local sewing and craft stores. If you have a stash of scraps, this will be a wonderful way to make good use of these fabrics you have on hand. Dont stop with making Christmas ornaments, you can be creative by using these designs to make gift tags, hot pads, cards, coasters or mug rugs. If you enjoy making ornaments, but your list is small, make ornaments by the batch and sell at a craft bazaar or better yet, bring a smile to someone by giving handmade Christmas ornaments to your favorite charity. May you have lots of fun making Christmas ornaments that your family and friends will cherish for many years to come.
53 handmade Christmas ornaments to stitch and trim the tree for the beginner to the more experienced sewist, crafter or quilter
There is a design for everyone on your list from special friend to favorite relative from baby's first Christmas to the very young at heart. A wonderful way to show you care - making a handmade ornament
Most ornaments can be made in a couple of hours - using scraps from your stash