Friday, July 1, 2016

Christmas in July with Island batik

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This month’s theme is Christmas in July!

I started off with these yummy strips

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I started making an ornament following the pattern here by ornament girl

Make your own quilted ornaments.

Here’s the finished result!

I also added the canvas “ribbon” as my hanging ribbon

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Then I got another idea inspired by pics on ornament girl’s facebook page, somehow she started with a square piece of fabric, so I tried these deer from the Holiday happenings collection

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and here’s the end result of that!

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The two ornaments together Smile

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I’ve made two other ornaments before, one in spring batiks from island batik and one in scrap fabrics in black and white and grey.

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If you want to try this pattern, it’s quite addictive and these batiks make gorgeous ornaments!

9 comments:

Jacque said...

Wow! Those turned out beautifully!
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Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Beautiful ornaments Bea!

Barb said...

That is so awesome...I have made those before and it is so fun but I love love love yours.....

Calicojoan said...

Too cute! I love making those ornies!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

I love your ornies - I've tried this but mine do not look as beautiful as yours.

GranChris said...

I think yours turned out better then mine. Beautiful!

Michele said...

Those are pretty. I want to try this sometime.

Quilts for Sale said...

Your ornaments are beautiful, Bea! Inspirational too because they are now on my to-do list! They will make great gifts as well as enhance our own Christmas. Thanks for sharing this!

Pam Geisel - For Quilts Sake said...

These are so wonderful!