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Saturday, October 17

How to Have a Jolly Christmas


My latest project for Say It With Letters

Long long long before I was a scrapbooker, I would make it a tradition every year to do a new felt applique project by Bucilla. It started with ornaments, and then stockings. I even did all the hand-beading and sequins myself, plus the embroidery too. So I was trying to decide what to do for this project, and I took a look at what I had in my Bucilla leftovers, since I have some unfinished stockings (abandoned since scrapbook fever)...and one of the stockings that was finished except for a backing was this Santa stocking. I ended up deconstructing it for my JOLLY letters. I love it!




 
Hand embroidered face plus beaded beard, by me - finished about 6 years ago
















Honestly, it's way way way too early for me to think about Christmas but since I love my Bucilla felt so much I didn't mind at all! Have you started thinking about Christmas yet? 68 days left!!! (is that right? LOL)





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7 comments:

Becca said...

68 days? This makes me VERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRY happy!

Cute stuff!

xoxo.

Lori Renn said...

So so so stinkin' cute, ja!!

Michelle said...

Wow that is amazing love it!!

Vel said...

OMG Julie this is fantastic! I love whimsical stuff like this.

Oh, and did you see the snow the other day?? WTH?! I hope this doesn't mean what I think it means for our winter. Yuck!

Julie Ann Shahin said...

Snow???? No way, I missed it. I heard it was coming but I must have overslept...one day I was up until 4 am for a project, the frost must have gone by the time I got up. LOL

deb said...

I love these and I love how you photographed them with the white lights.

And yes Vel - we had snow too! :( Blah!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Awesome project!!!