Friday, December 11, 2009

A Christmas Exchange!

I did a personal Christmas exchange again this year with Hannah. She also recently welcomed a baby into her household and I sent a little ornament for him as well. I made both ornaments to fit Hannah's woodland theme.

For Hannah
from the Joyeux Noel stocking
JBW Designs Stockings Full of Joy
DMC used:
Beads: Mill Hill 62012
Stitched on 28 ct Platinum linen
WDW wool used for backing

For Baby
Bent Creek Hare Lines freebie (cannot find link for chart)
Threads Used:
Brown - Wisper W74 Cocoa
White - Alpaca 18 AL51 Ivory
Border - Carrie's Creation Peppermint
Stitched on a scrap of white linen in my stash

I'm trying to finish up a few Christmas ornaments for my family before Christmas. Why does it always take longer than I think it will?

I have also been busy trying to pick out threads for my new RR. I think I finally have it narrowed down, but not 100% yet.

Thank you all for your lovely comments that you leave. It always makes me smile. :-)

Cheryl asked if I would be framing my RR piece I showed in the last post. To tell you the truth, I'm not sure what I am going to do with it. I probably will end up framing it, but am still debating between that and a really nice pillow right now.

Stay warm & happy stitching!


Sandy In Montana said...

Very nice ornaments, Jinger.

Carolyn NC said...

These are adorable - I love, love the little rabbit for the little one!

Tracey said...

Gorgeous work!! I always enjoy seeing how others finish their ornaments too- gives me some fresh ideas. :)

Tracey said...

Gorgeous work! I always like seeing how other people finish their ornaments, it gives me fresh ideas! :)

Meari said...

Nice job on the ornies!

Jo said...

They're lovely & im sure baby will treasure his when he's older.

Kathy A. said...

What lovely ornaments you have stitched. And how wonderful to stitch one for the new baby.

Cheryl said...

Lovely ornaments! Every year i have such great intentions of stitching ornies for my family and it never happens LOL

Wendy said...

Oooh what a nice ornament! I have never made one, but I have some in my stitch. I have no idea how to finish this so nicely :)

Sharlotte said...

I love both ornaments but I think my favorite one is the rabbit for the baby. Great that you used the Wisper for the rabbit.I've seen this pattern used for floss tags scissor fobs, and needle books, but I would have never thought of using it as an ornament. I love the idea of using it as one and really like the way you finished it!

Anonymous said...

How thoughtful of you to include an ornament for the baby. I know Hannah was pleased :)
Your finishing so creative and pretty.
babs in alabama

Sadie said...

Beautiful finishes :-)

Michelle said...

Both ornaments are so sweet!

Despina said...

it is adorable, good job!