Friday, October 2, 2009

Christmas ornament for fund raiser.

I've not been doing much hand stitching this week because I have a few quilting deadlines to meet but I did make this ornament for a fundraiser. We were sent a small version of the star pattern and had to enlarge it to 6". The only direction given was to do some hand stitching on it.
I used some of my white sparkly fabric, drew some squiggly lines, used white DMC floss to do back stitch and French Knots in the sequins. I was going to blanket stitch round the edges but I did not like how it was looking so left it "as is." I made the yo-yo and hand stitched it to the center. I like how it turned out but next time round I think I'll draw the star more rounded just because it will be easier to stuff it.
Speaking of fund-raisers go check out what is happening at Stitching For a Cure (click on angel in my sidebar). The big event is almost here and Donna has done an impressive job of getting everything organized.


  1. Your star ornament is beautiful, Carol. Great job!!.

  2. Carol, this is beautiful. In fact,I would call it elegant. Beautiful, beautiful. Semmy

  3. That's so beautiful. It looks great!

  4. Looks great, I love STARS. Good job.


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