I made these initial ornaments last week for some little ones attending a party. These are easy peasy. No really, with minimal skill. I think they would be great as gift tags too. You could put a sticker on the back with to/from or if you have time, stitch it.
Totally inspired by this ... totally!
Homemade by Jill made this amazing advent calendar with ornaments. As soon as I saw her name ornaments, I knew I had to make some. I will still try her design but I didn't have time to stitch names so modified my ornaments to one initial.
Basic idea: Cut two circles out of felt, about 2 inch diameter. I drew a third circle on contrasting felt, then drew the initial inside freehand so I knew it would fit. Attach initial to one felt circle using whatever stitch you want. Then blanket stitch the two felt circles together. I didn't pull one of the stitches tight to make the loop, and then continued stitching but I'm sure there is a better way to make the hanger.
Heading out in the snow flurries* to make gingerbread houses at the library, an annual tradition.
*Folks with real snow would laugh at our pitiful flakes. But we'll take what we can get.
Linking to Made by you Mondays
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