Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Felt Nativity Ornament

The idea came from Pinterest.  Of course.  Like many of you, I find all kinds of clever and inspiring ideas on Pinterest.  But for once, instead of just pinning that idea, I actually took it and made my own version.

Mary is standing in my version, and I gave her a head scarf. 

I sketched it out on paper and then traced around the "parts" for my pattern pieces.  


A loop of jute was sewn between the layers so that the ornament can be hung around a doorknob or on the tree.  Don't ask why I tied knots in the jute.  It just happened.  :)

And then I made, not one, but two.  
One to keep and one to give away to a special friend.  




8 comments:

  1. Very cute! I really like your version much better than the original ornament!

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  2. I agree with Tammy!;) Very nice ornament!

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  3. it's adorable and very well done!

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  4. How darling - very nice work and a great addition to your tree.

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  5. Those are so cute! I'm guilty of pinning everything and hardly ever sewing if! Merry Christmas!

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  6. Love them! Absolutely adorable!!!

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  7. Love your nativity ornaments. I think I will put that on my list for next Christmas - I usually try to make an ornament for each of our children (mostly grown with 2 grandchildren now), but that just didn't happen this year!

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