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Monday, April 19, 2010

X'mas ornament with beads! (how to..)

Thought to share a few pictures how i made my x'mas monthly SAL ornaments. I am afraid they are not clear as i had expected but do hope it can help for anyone who is interested to try this kind of finishing. Please, feel free to ask any question. ((you can click on all pictures to enlarge if you want.))







Santa's and Snowmen ornament
Prairie Schooler design
32ct Zweigart Belfast Naturel linen
DMC threads


Thanks so much to all of you for the kind comments and i sure appreciate your visits. I hope everyone's having a wonderful week!

40 comments:

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Mylene
Did you read my mind? I had been wondering exactly how you did this on the lovely scissor fob you sent me recently. Thanks so much for the great instructions. I am going to try this very soon.
Hope you are having a lovely Tuesday.
Lindsay
x

Elaine said...

Oh a cutie snowman, thanks so much for the instructions Mylene. I need all the finishing help I can get..lol.

selene said...

That has been nice, thank you very much for the tutorial, pearls are a lot of work!

Barb said...

Mylene thanks so much for that explanation, will try that one . your work is so neatly finished,the little snowman is so sweet too.

Thanks for your comment too,

MrsB said...

A cute finish!

Thanks for the finishing instructions - they will come in handy!

Irene said...

Great instructions and a very lovely finish !

Katri said...

Thank you for the instructions! I have never used beads when finishing an ornament, but I really should try it one day. And thanks for the tip how to attach the ribbon!

And wow, what a lovely wedding sampler in your previous post!

Bertie said...

Thanks for the tutorial Mylene, I will try that today on a BBDesign ornament :-))

Amarins said...

Wat is deze prachtig mooi zeg, super met die kraaltjes. Leuk dat je ons laat zien hoe je het inelkaar zet, dank je wel!
Groetjes,
Amarins

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Beautiful work, Mylene and a great tutorial!

Annie said...

Thanks for sharing the tute. Your finishing is always so perfect and that's a very cute design.

Jackie said...

You make it look so easy! Thank you for the step by step tutorial.

Annette said...

Thank you so much for the tutorial Mylene,
I going to try it some day..
Enjoy the lovely weather.
Did you have a nice weekend with DH..

Carol said...

Beaded edges are so pretty, Mylene. I've only done one, but it wasn't as hard as I had anticipated. Your tutorial is wonderful and will be so helpful to many stitchers...

Debra said...

Congrats on your finish and thanks for the how tos.

Lisa S said...

Very pretty Mylene!
Thank you so very much for the tutorial on adding the beads. I have always wondered how to do it and now I know! I can't wait to try this!

Hugs

Loraine said...

Thanks for the tutorial! Love your ornaments, and your finishing is amazing!

Maggie said...

Lovely ornament and a great tutorial Mylene :-)
You make it look so easy, the first time i attached beads they ended up all over the floor, lol
They are worth the effort though

Cyndi Harris ~ said...

Oh you make it look so easy! Thank you and very pretty stitching!

Meari said...

Nice job on the ornament, Mylene.

Karan said...

Nice tutorial Mylene, thank you. :0)

Kay said...

Mylene,

I always find it fascinating when others show how they go about on their finishing. Thanks so much for sharing!

Alice said...

Pretty snowman and great tutorial. Love the beads!!
Alice

Julianne said...

Mylene,

You do really pristine work. I treasure the scissor fob that you sent me and I use it almost every day. I just got a pair of pink scissors that look wonderful with it.

Thanks for your tutorial and the great pictures.

Charlene ♥ SC said...

What a cute design, and thanks for the tutorial!

Nita said...

Thank you so much Mylene, love the ornament!

Anonymous said...

Your orny is beautiful!!!! Thanks for sharing how you finished it.
Betty in AZ (ILCS)

Siobhan said...

Congratulations on t he wedding sampler finish! It's beautiful. Thanks for the ornament tutorial. I'm a visual learner and that helps much more than written directions!

Julie said...

Great tutorial, this is a lovely ornament, you stitch and finish your work so beautifully and neatly

Sally said...

So beautifully finished Mylene, thank you for the tutorial.

Linda said...

Your ornament is so cute. I have never stitched with beads and it is time I did.

Gerda said...

Zo mooiii weer... ik ben helemaal in de ban van al deze leuke hebbedingetjes sinds ik jou blog heb ontdekt.... dank je wel dat je ons de werkwijze laat zien, het wordt meteen een stuk makkelijker als je weet hoe eraan te beginnen!!!

Liefs, Gerda

Erna said...

Lieve Mylene, bedankt voor deze leuke les.Ik ben geen ster in finishes maar je hebt me door deze foto's veel geleerd.Leuk dat ik je blog gevonden heb
Liefs
Erna

Shell said...

cute finish,nice clear photos,I will have to try this soon.

Terry said...

Love the finished ornament and you make it look soooooo easy. lol I am thinking I want to try my hand at this finishing stuff again. Hopefully this time the outcome will be a lot better. ;)

Hope all is well with you and the family!

Suzanne said...

Cute ornament and a very clear tutorial. I haven't done this kind of finish for a long while and I miss it.

Brigitte said...

Great tutorial, Mylene. I can easily learn these things when I see pictures and it's the same with quilting matters. Thanks for showing this so clearly.
Congratulations on finishing the wedding sampler!

Lillie said...

Thanks for this tutorial :D

PamE said...

I'm not sure why I'm just seeing this but thanks for posting. I never can get mine to look "finished". Maybe I can now!
Pam

Joy said...

I know I am a tad late, but thank you for this tutorial. I have been wondering how to do this finish...Thanks!!