Tuesday, September 25, 2012

One Christmas Item a Month.....

...... I haven't kept to an item a month ....
.... I left out quite a few months .....
.....  so I need to catch up .....
....these might be small but they were hand stitched ....
.... and they are pretty cute ....


(These tag patterns were a freebie a few years ago from Hugs from Helen
 - just too cute and sewn with one strand of floss)

To finish off the tags I used a double sided iron on pellon and stitched around the borders then cut the edges with pinking shears and threaded ribbon through the top

I also finished off the binding for these little mug rugs - the design is by Allie


you can find the pattern HERE - there are 7 different designs and they are all ultra cute

Narelle hosts One Christmas Item a Month.... and if you want so festive inspiration have a look on THIS page......

you can do more than one though... like I did

we probably need to...... only 3 months till Christmas......

Thanks Narelle for all the encouragment....

Righto, Gotto Go..... Michelle's coming to play today .....

27 comments:

  1. The little tags look great Fiona. So do the rug mugs. A lovely design for Christmas. Have a nice day with Michelle. I'm sure you will.

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  2. Lovely Christmas items. Hope you and Michelle have heaps of fun

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  3. lovely xmas tags Fiona,boy you have been busy,love your mug rugs,its starting to feel a bit like xmas,well done on your beautiful finishes.xx

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  4. Sweet little tags, but all this Christmas stitching is scaring me!

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  5. Fantastic tags...mug rugs too!
    Enjoy your day and say HI from me... :)

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  6. Those tags are perfect for special gift giving and lovely mug rugs.
    I like your quilting design ... these would look great set around the Christmas table.
    Thankyou for the links ... I'll be checking those out :o)

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  7. Those little tags are so cute!!! I'm not happy about all the Christmas stuff floating around blogland...I'm in serious denial, Fiona. I love that fabric you used for the mug rugs, and the quilting, too darling!

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  8. well done, I forgot all about the 25th! I don't watch dates when I am on holidays lol.

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  9. Really cute tags Fiona and those mug rugs are super cute too , you really did well with your Christmas stitching this month. hugs Sheila

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  10. Love them!
    You and Michelle have lots of fun. :)

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  11. Such cute little tags and wouldn't they look cute hanging on a little tree too?

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  12. I remember those tags from a few years ago...will have to go and dig them out now! Love the mug rug...will go over and take a look...thank you for the link!

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  13. Gorgeous tags. They will look lovely at Christmas time.

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  14. The tags & mug rugs are gorgeous. Have fun today. Wish i was there. Hugs,

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  15. su much xmas sewing starting to appear. I am loving your tags. Thanks for the advice on FMQ :o)

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  16. Fantastic tags, and I love your mug rugs!

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  17. Great tags. I like the 'please fill' one. The mug rugs look very festive. I really must get some stitchery going.

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  18. Wonderful little pieces, it is fun to do small stitcheries. I am on the edge of my rug, so it should be done tomorrow, then I need to get back to my stitcheries.

    Debbie

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  19. Gorgeous Christmas stuff - lucky you to have Michelle visiting..enjoy!

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  20. You are more organised than I am......I haven't started thinking about Christmas!

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  21. You've been busy. Lovely to be able to combine some hand stitching with it too

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  22. I have started some Christmas things and thought I was doing okay...until I realised how close Christmas is now..EEEKKK Guess what I will be doing today! Love your little tags and mug rugs thanks for the link. Hugs xxx

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  23. Both projects look great Fiona!! ... Such cute stitcheries - and as always, your stitching looks perfect!!! Hugs!

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  24. Your Christmas projects are lovely, I really love the tags.

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  25. Lovely little stitcheries...a good way to build up the Christmas items each month

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  26. Only three months to go- thanks for reminding me (I think). LOL
    Your little projects are great, especially the tags. I love anything hand stitched.

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