It is clear that you all are as addicted as I am. So you will understand that it was only a matter of time before my habit spilled over into my holiday decorating.
Actually, to tell the truth, I had “borrow” a tree elsewhere because we don’t have one up at home yet. It’s been one of those years, you know? But hey, I made this ornament! So that counts for something!
It made for a semi-pleasant afternoon of Christmas crafting with children hovering at my elbow, and shouting incredibly helpful things at me like “That’s ugly, mom. I don’t like it.” and “Maybe you should put some flowers or something pretty on it, Mom.” Thanks, dear children. You are too sweet.
Fortunately, my husband thinks they are the bomb. Thanks, dear husband. You are too sweet.
Maybe if I find another afternoon to spare, I’ll make a couple more.
They are amazing. I want some!
VNitz, MyLittleCuddles says
awesome!!! how did you make it look golden? I’d love to make one for my mom 🙂
I actually made two. One was from a silver ornament, the other a gold. But the gold look on both of them is from the sewing pattern tissue, with the sheen of the ornament coming through to give it that extra gleam. 🙂 neat, huh?
They are fabulous!!! So perfect. As always, you blow me away!! 🙂
Karen Chockley Mitzel says
I love them. I have patterns. I have mod podge. Oooh… you are a dangerously crafty friend 🙂 Is this your original idea? Totally fabulous. Pinterest doesn’t know what’s coming 🙂
I *think* it is an original idea. Correct me if I’m wrong. 🙂
Fabulous! You’ve got me thinking of a whole sewing themed tree!
what a great idea!
Wonderful! As soon as I get a spare afternoon I’m gonna make some for gifts for all my sewing friends! Thanks for the idea!
Totally awesome and creative! Now I have a purpose for those patterns I used for my grandchildren that didn’t work out so well…and ones where I’ve misplaced pieces of the patterns.
Thanks for sharing this idea!
Beautiful! Someone else commented on my blog about a “sewing tree,” and this would be perfect. My glass ornaments are clear, but maybe I can add a wash of gold paint. And I was supposed to pick up my sewing room tomorrow morning . . . .
Have you seen Wendy Vecchi’s Studio 490 Art Parts Tools for Art? http://studio490art.blogspot.com/2011_06_01_archive.html
Fun additions for more sewing-related ornaments!
I made my own: http://janalynmarie.blogspot.com/2012/01/few-more-christmas-crafts.html
Not quite as elegant as yours, but thanks for the idea!
Recently found your blog and immediately made me one of these 🙂
Such a fun idea! Thanks!