Friday, December 10, 2010

Ornament exchange today!

Our annual Friday Sit & Stitch potluck and ornament exchange is in a few hours and I wanted to share the two ornaments that I made to share.  The first one is made from yo yo's, slightly puffed with some scrap squares of batting then "threaded" on some fine gold wire and tied with a bow.

The second one is a crazy pieced, scrappy, stuffed heart with some beaded embellishment and a dangling key (all hearts have a lock and key, some harder to "pick" than others!).

We anonymously wrap each ornament in tissue then stuff it in an unadorned brown lunch sack, secured with a staple.  Then they are heaped on a table and we draw numbers to determine a choosing order.  It is so much fun to see what this very clever group comes up with every year.

I will post what I come home with (and maybe a few others!) next post.

In stitches,
Teresa  :o)

7 comments:

  1. Very cute. I have done an ornament exchange before and it is fun to see all the different ones that people make.

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  2. Very cute, you will have to show us the ornaments you come home with, have fun!

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  3. Those are so cute. Sounds like you are in for a fun day. Can't wait to see what you come home with.

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  4. Cute ornaments, I look forward to seeing what you end up getting :0)

    Crispy

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  5. Those are both so pretty, but I especially like the heart. Hope you get something at least as cute!

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  6. very cute!
    I'm sure the ladies will love them.
    Can't wait to see what you bring home, I hope you had fun

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  7. Very cute - would love to see a tutorial for the wreath :) Thanks for sharing your photos.

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