Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Gingerbread Friends ornament

Gingerbread Friend complete



So, here's my Gingerbread Friend - the design from Brooke's Books. It is stitched on 14 count perforated paper. It stitched up relatively quickly. This is definitely one of those designs that benefits from the backstitching. I was a little concerned about some of the shading, but the backstitching really made a difference. Oddly enough - the toughest part of this one was cutting the paper around the outline around the stitching. Of course, I forgot to add a hanging loop when I put the backing on the ornament. It is really cute though. For the next one, I am planning to stitch Cherry on Top.










Here's our page for designs from Brooke's Books Publishing. The design that I stitched is Gingerbread Friend from the Elf Babies series which contains four patterns. The second design from Brooke's Books is Cherry on Top from the same series. Brooke's Books has a lot of cute designs for baby announcements, Easter and Halloween decorations, as well as Christmas decorations.

Happy stitching everyone!

5 comments:

  1. I love the Gingerbread ornament, it is too cute!! I bet the Cherry on Top will be just as cute!

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  2. I love both designs !!! Can you give us the exact book name, author and publisher please? thanks in advance !!!

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  3. These are absolutely adorable!!! And they look like they were lots of fun to stitch! Great job on them!

    Margie

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  4. wow, very nice Gingerbread-Ornament. I like it.
    Bianca

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