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Thread: Christmas ornaments

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    If you want very very simple:
    Fuise two holiday print fabric between a heavy pellon (preferably fusiable pellon) You will need another fusiable on the unfuised side. Make a large layer of fabric.
    Use cookie cutters for design or other pattern. Draw around around and cut out. open a small section and insert another piece of fusiable and your hanging ribbon and refuise.

    Another is make balls using (I believe a pentagon shape) and English type piecing. Stuff and hang.

    I have used this last technique to make larger balls out of double knit for children's play balls.

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    If you use the paper pieced balls, and if I can find them I will send you some shapes already printed on lightweight card stock.

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    Grammy 2 be, your doll ornament is darling! how have you done the face? It looks like porcelin or maybe eggshell.

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    Thanks for your ideas, you are all great for coming to a person's rescue! I'm keeping a record of your ideas, because each year I try to do something different!

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    Wow, I can't even think of Christmas yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    Here is a pattern from one of our members :D:D:D

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-3329-1.htm
    Thank you Amma for re-posting Shelly's ornaments. They are really nice. :-D

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    Thank you. The face is hand embroidered on a flesh tone fabric like ultra suede using a single thread, then I used brush on blush.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pianolady
    Does anyone have an idea on making quilted Christmas ornaments? I need to make about 20, so should get started on something as soon as I can.
    http://www.offray.com/57.html This can be made with fabric I cut strips 2" wide and folded in half instead of using ribbon..I like the fabric ones much better really...press well to make them nice and neat...

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