Friday, December 12, 2008

Holiday Fun with Felt......

I love felt, the wool kind is nice but I love the bright colored squares you can buy from the craft store best! Some of my favorite Christmas ornaments from my family's tree growing up were a set of felt & sequin ornaments my Great Grandmother made for us. My mother would keep them packed safe in a box all of their own and they were normally the last ones to be put on the tree before the tinsel.
I decided this year I wanted some special felt ornaments to add to my family's tree! I began looking around and I found this wonderful owl tutorial & free pattern from the Fabulous Anna Maria Horner's Blog check out this felt garland as well!

Very simple supplies

Easy to follow instructions & a pattern you can print!

This is my first experience with a blanket stitch.

I am getting quite the little pile going.

I love how they look on my tree!

Now that I am completely addicted to these little owls I found this when browsing Sandi Henderson's blog last night! Another felt project, she has just released a fun new little pattern Birds of a Feather I must start these at once. I will however be adding a little bling to mine you can never have too many sequins.

As my husband once put it to me it looks Mardigras blew up on our Christmas tree, but I can't help it I love color! He & my son enjoy it too!

Here is a peek at my tree!

Hope you are enjoying your Holiday Season! Meg


What's next said...

love them! Pretty tree

Nani Luculescu said...

I LOVE these owls! I just got some flannel prints with cute owls on it...gotta get those out!

My Precious Peanut Designs said...

Your tree is beautiful!

Terriaw said...

Your felt owls turned out fabulous! I still haven't made these but they sure look easy. And your blanket stitching looks great. What a stunning tree you have too.

Janis said...

Your ornaments are adorable and I LOVE your tree! We used icicles when I was a kid too, I hadn't seen them for years. I may have to find some for next year. Thanks for sharing!

Gigi's Thimble said...

Those owls are so cute! Never seen anything like them. Good job!