Mitten Ornaments

My friend Marilyn recently came for a crafting weekend and I borrowed her Spellbinders Mitten die to cut some felt ornaments. She had made me one last Christmas and I thought it was so cute!

I found if I first stitched around the edge of the mitten with my sewing machine, it gave me a line to follow when I hand stitched the blanket stitch edging in  silver embroidery floss.

To decorate them, I used a variety of ribbon, lace, pearls, stickers and bells, along with Tim Holtz fragments :
-red mittens - the images under the fragments are from Crafty Secrets cardstock stickers
-white mitten - I embossed a snowflake,  adhered the fragment over the snowflake,  the verse is a rub-on, then I adhered self-adhesive acrylic over the rub-on to protect it. A lot of work for one tiny embellishment!

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The Paper Variety - Show us your ornaments

Simon Says - Anything Goes

Crafts for Eternity:  Recipe #47 Christmas Decorations

Sweet Stamping Challenge  - Dies/Punches

Shabby Tea Room - Winter Picnic (White,cream, silver, glitter)

Stampacular Sunday Challenge -  #140 Anything Goes


  1. Oh Sharon the mittens are so pretty love all the embellishments you've added especially the snowflake on the white one . We need to get together again !

  2. Wow! 3 beautiful mittens, I'd need an extra hand though lol! Gorgeous embellishments. Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

  3. Oh wow these are just adorable!! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.

  4. oh my what lovely mittens, they are all gorgeous, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week

    Hugs Winnie DT

  5. Love your cute little mittens!!! Thanks for playing long with us at SSCB!!! ;)

  6. they are all so cute - but have to say the white one is gorgeous! all the work was worth it - Nancy LeB

  7. Oh my these are beautiful, what gorgeous creations that you have created... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

  8. OMG these are ADORABLE!! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Variety this week!!

  9. Gorgeous project! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  10. Clever idea, Very Pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week
    Hugs Julie P

  11. Absolutely beautiful projects. Stitching, bells, tags... Love it a lot.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Punches and Dies” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.

  12. These are adorable. Your stitching is perfect! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room this week.

  13. Wow!!! Gorgeous mitten ornaments, so so pretty!!! Love your blog! I'm now a new follower! Take care!!:-))

  14. Your mittens are ADORABLE! Thanks for joining The Paper Variety's ornament challenge :)

  15. Congratulations Sharon! you won the random draw at Crafts 4 eternity! Please visit the blog to see how to claim your prize hugs xx