A great time to start getting ready for Christmas, the parties you will attend and the decorating you have yet to do! This tutorial shows you how to make a Star Pentagon Christmas Ornament that you can hang on the tree, attach to a gift or my personal favourite--- use it as a wine bottle charm! I hope you enjoy and are able to try making this easy little project!
You will need to download and print the pentagon shape at the end of the tutorial from my shop/free PDF patterns page, please use the menu above to find this and print out the shape.
Star Christmas Ornament (or Wine Bottle Charm)
You will need:
Small scraps of fabric – one light and one dark to contrast each other
Hand sewing needle
Stretch Beading thread (optional)
Ornament hanger (optional)
Pentagon Shape provided
6. Fold the pointed edges down towards the center on the front evenly all
around and pin. As you can see the star has emerged! See photo below:
7. Using a thin hand sewing needle (or beading needle) and a bead, sew a
bead at the inside point of the star you just created. See Photo below:
8. Remove side center pins as you go.
9. Sew all inside points as in 7 until they are all sewn down and secure.
See Photo below
10. Make a bead loop with stretch thread or attach a ornament hanger to
the top of your pentagon star, hang on the tree or attach to a bottle of
wine ready for hostess gift giving this holiday season. See photos
below and enjoy!!!
*Don't forget to download the PDF pentagon shape in my shop area*
Enjoy, Welcome to December and Happy Tuesday!
Free and Easy Stocking Stuffer!
I know it's only November, but I would love for all to get their Christmas organized early so that they can truly enjoy time with family. So today I'm going to share with you a little project I made for a craft sale recently.
See pic below:
This is made easily with 2 strips of fabric, a piece of batting and velcro, to get the www.quiltingintheloft.com free pattern please go here. I have made many of these in Christmas fabric perfect for a Christmas craft sale but you could make it in any fabric. This is a gift that would be great for all ages and slips nicely into a stocking or treat yourself. Why not , you deserve it too!
My first free pattern has been added to my website. It's free and downloadable. Click on Shop and the tab Free Patterns to view and download. Or click here. The new pattern is called Easy Crazy Patch Pin Cushion. There is no piecing required, so yes it is the easiest! A great gift to make fast!
Hi I'm Robin and I am a professional long arm quilter, pattern designer and teacher. I am passionate about all things quilty!
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