These "Sweet Christmas Ornaments" are completed! The patterns are by Lynette Anderson Designs, and these were bought as a kit from Cross Patch in Wales, here in the UK. The kit included the set of all 12 patterns, raw wood buttons, fabrics (also designed by Lynette) and string for the hanging loops. Initially these were started back in January - then other projects took over. The hand embroidery was done using Presencia Finca Perle 16 thread, shade 1915. This really was a lovely thread to use and I'll certainly use it again for other festive projects! Anyway, they needed to be completed, so I decided to have "Christmas in July" to get these ornaments finished. I'm really pleased with them - now they need to be packed away ready for Christmas!
I'm making good progress with my first Christmas in July project. I'd originally started this project back in January! The hand embroidery was done using Presencia Finca Perle 16 thread, shade 1915. This week I've stitched the fronts and backs of these Sweet Christmas Ornaments together, and inserted the hanging loops. This afternoon I've been sitting in the garden enjoying this glorious weather with some hand sewing. I've used some scraps of wool wadding to fill this one. The first "Sweet Garden Ornament" has been completed - there are just 11 more of these ornaments to stuff, and then close together with ladder stitch!
Although we're having glorious weather here in Suffolk, I'm planning some "Christmas in July" sewing, to catch up with some Christmas projects! Sweet Christmas Ornaments by Lynette Anderson Designs is the first one on my list and was started earlier in the year. Are you joining in too?
No sewing for me today. However I've had a great day out at the Heveningham Hall Country Fair with Mr F and Alice. Especially when I spotted the Prosecco van!
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