Deck the halls

Evening, as promised I'm slowly getting around to sharing my recent projects. This is a felt garland I made, I chose traditional colours for these cute decorations but then realized they wouldn't really go with my blue/white/lilac colour Christmas scheme so I made another one in those colours- I'll hopefully share this later in the week.

Anyway, this was really straight forward to make but took a little time to complete all the stitching- it took me a lazy afternoon in front of the TV.

All the shapes are die cut from felt using various dies that I use in my card making. 

I sewed the decorations together using embroidery thread and a simple blanket stitch around the edge. 

I lightly padded each felt decoration with some stuffing and added a ribbon at the top as a hanger. 

 I also added some buttons for additional embellishments. I attached each of the decorations to a long length of gingham ribbon and used a single stitch to hold them in place.

I really like the way this turned out and as it doesn't match my Christmas colours I have decided to give it to my parents as an extra gift- hope they liek it too.


Rebecca x


Liz McGuire,
This is so cool, love it! Thanks for joining in the fun at ABC,

Liz x
Patty Sue 2
I am sure your parents will love it...I know I would! I look forward to seeing your 'blue' one! Thank you for joining us at ABC'S CHALLENGE! Good luck on winning and I hope we see more of your lovely work in our next challenge! Happy New Year!
shaz earl
Fabulous creation!

Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our * Anything goes * challenge

Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
Hugs Shaz x
Hi Rebecca...Your felt garland is absolutely beautiful. I'm sure your parents were thrilled with it. Thank you for joining us at Sparkles this month.
Hugs Debbie x
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