Handsewn Christmas decorations

December 18, 2016

Today we finished trimming up, adding lights to the pallet Christmas tree I created last year. I love the addition of lights, they add the missing sparkle:)

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If you would like to make a pallet Christmas tree the tutorial is here. However I neglected to share how to make the fabric handsewn Christmas decorations. So here you are, ever so simple:)

You will need some fabric scraps, pieces of ribbon, stuffing, needle and thread – plus cookie cutters for templates.

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Start by stitching ribbons across the fabric. Use a cookie cutter as a template and cut out to pieces of fabric. Place the right sides together and stitch round allowing a turning gap. Turn the right side out, stuff then slip stitch together along the turning gap.

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Ever so easy and great for using up fabric scraps.

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Have you made decorations this year? Christmas is a great excuse (if I ever needed one!) to make and create:)

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  1. Jill says:

    Such cute decorations Vicky, and they look great on your pallet tree!!

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