Simple Ornaments and Bags Make Lovely Gifts

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Both are Perfect for Scraps!

Pretty star ornaments made from fabric and felt are proof positive that sometimes simple is best. These are so easy to make and yet make a beautiful presentation.

Cut a star shape out of fabric and stitch it to two layers of felt with a buttonhole stitch. Stuff the ornament lightly and add a hanging cord. Voila! Done.

Simple Christmas Ornaments

Ornaments of other simple shapes, such as trees, bells and hearts also work nicely with this method. Cookie cutters can be used as templates.

Simple Christmas Ornaments

Or, find printable star templates here. Click the photo of the size you want to reach the download page.

Retro Drawstring Bags

Shown with the star ornaments is a lovely drawstring bag. It’s an adaptation of a simpler bag design that’s just as lovely. Fussy cut hexies take full advantage of beautiful Christmas motifs.

Learn more about the beautiful hexie drawstring bag and matching ornaments here.

Click here for the “Simple Christmas Ornaments” tutorial.

Click here for the free “Retro Drawstring Bags” tutorial.


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