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« on: October 30, 2009 11:32:30 AM »

So, In the thread about our Christmas crafting lists, I said that I was going to make ornaments for my boyfriend, my parents, and my best friend's parents.

My plan was to make it with felt, sequins, foam balls, seed beads, and ribbon. That... didn't work. So I moved to felt. I spent the whole time one night last week making plans and patters for cutting the felt. When my parents finally sent me up the felt (I'm at college and in a very small town), I started cutting and it didn't work! I was really upset. But then I came across this post http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=324730.0
and chose to do a rendition of that with felt.

Here's the one in red I did, though, the blue one (below) is in my blog.

Basically I put this one first because it's a better photo than what my digital camera did Sad

I'm sure you all can figure out what I changed and how I did it, but I put up what I did on my (very new) blog.

Comments and critiques, please Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2009 12:32:58 PM »

This a great take on the original, I love the fuzziness of the felt.
And the blue and white colors remind me of a snowflake.
Ornaments are the best Christmas gifts! One size fits all.
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2009 06:00:41 AM »

sometimes  the best laid plans got to **ll but look what you got in spite of that! Awesome!
I do the same thing, I have an idea that turns into something else! usually the best stuff gets made that way!

love laugh create!
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2009 02:57:58 PM »

I gave a  try to the fake patchwork ornaments...

They're pretty easy to make. Styrofoam balls and fabric...

I'm very pleased with the results. Smiley

« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2009 01:21:36 AM »

That's what I tried to do initially with felt, but the foam balls I used were really small so it kept bunching and looking really bad.

You're look adorable, though!

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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2009 10:59:49 AM »

Thanks Cheesy

I guess felt is a little bit too thick for this... That's probably what happened but you should try again with a bigger ball... Dont give up!  Smiley


« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2009 02:50:29 PM »

Very pretty! I'm making 2d and 3d felt ornaments this year (just fiberfill stuffing, no sytrofoam) so that could be an alternative if you want to mix it up a bit. I haven't done any spheres, but I've done a bunch of cylinders to make mini layered wedding cakes and they turned out great!
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