Saturday, November 1, 2008
A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS GIVEAWAY
5 Wool Penny Ornaments
It's time for another giveaway! I designed and made these Five little wool penny ornaments and I want to send them to someone for your little Christmas tree!
I will be giving away one set of finished ornies to the 1st place winner, one kit to make these ornies to the 2nd place winner and then because I want everyone to be a winner you can find the pattern listed below and you can make some yourself! The winners of the drawing will be announced the evening of November 9th. If you don't have a blog just leave me a email address just in case your a winner!
If you want to enter the drawing here's what you do. Just leave a comment of your favorite Christmas memory, family tradition, or even just a favorite Christmas song.
You can click on the pattern and copy it....just reduce or enlarge it to where the penny circles are 3 inches across.
Supplies you will need:
wool or felt
12 x 14 piece of black for penny circles
various scraps 3 inches or smaller
matching threads for applique
embroidery floss or #10 crochet cotton ~off white
sm. amount of black, orange, & red embroidery floss
8 tiny rusty or plain jingle bells
(5) 7 inch strips of ribbon or wool for hangers
freezer paper and a warm iron
Trace patterns onto freezer paper and iron shiny side down onto wool or felt.
Cut out on line. Pull off freezer paper (you can reuse the freezer patterns if you want to make more)
Applique each piece in place as pictured. Be sure to tuck the layered pieces such as the hat & scarf for the snowman in place before sewing.
Overlay the white pieces for the cuff on the mitten & stocking and stitch in place.
Add details with embroidery stitches~~~The cat eyes are French knots, straight stitch the nose and whiskers. The snowman has french knot eyes and mouth with little straight stitches for the nose.
Place a black penny to the back of your appliqued penny place a hanger at the top and blanket stitch around the edge. You can add feather stitches around the motifs if you like.
These make wonderful little Christmas ornies or gift tags.