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This listing is for a digital project pattern, not the actual ornament! This is a pattern only, not a kit. This pattern is in ENGLISH only.

Time for some cozy holiday hand making! This original PDF pattern is the eighth in my series of twelve ornament projects based on the Twelve Days of Christmas. Other pattern designs will follow until the series is complete!

For more information on this ornament series as well as links to Benzie Design's coordinating felt/floss kits please visit this link on my blog: http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/p/twelve-days.html

This pattern shows you how to make a colorful, embroidered Maid a-Milking ornament for your Christmas tree or for special handmade gifting. It is sewn entirely by hand. Choose your own colors and customize them to any holiday decor. There is room on the back of the ornament to personalize with a name and date.

HOW HARD ARE THESE TO MAKE? If you can do precision cutting, basic hand stitches (running stitch, whipstitch, backstitch and French knot) and are familiar with sewing and embroidery terms, then you can make this project and make it well! HERE'S WHY: this pattern utilizes a Sulky brand water-soluble stabilizer which makes putting the ornament together easy, fast and accurate. The design prints directly on the stabilizer, which is then adhered to the felt, and you embroider right on top of it! NO TEDIOUS PATTERN TRACING OR EMBROIDERY TRANSFER. Fantastic! (If you can't use the Sulky stabilizer, I've also included tips for that.)

The 15-page Maid a-Milking pattern features:

4.25 x 5.5 inch wool felt maiden ornament with embroidery
3.5 inch hanging loop
Neat, digitally drawn, actual-sized pattern pieces that do not overlap
Step-by-step instructions with clear, professionally drawn diagrams and color sample photos
Resources section with stitching diagrams, tips and supply links

Materials used to make this ornament are commonly available. They include: wool or wool-blend felts, cotton pipe cleaners, unfinished wood beads, embroidery floss, stuffing and a printable stabilizer. A complete list of materials is in the photo of the pattern page above. Click Zoom to read through it.

This pattern is in PDF format on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, so you can print it from your regular printer at home on standard paper and printable stabilizer, as many times as you need for personal use.

This pattern PDF will be available for INSTANT DOWNLOAD once your payment is completed!

CHECK MY SHOP FOR OTHER ORNAMENTS IN THIS TWELVE DAYS PATTERN SERIES.

NOTE: This decoration has small parts and may present a choking hazard. This is not a decoration designed for children under the age of three.

COTTAGE INDUSTRY SELLERS: If you are a home sewer, YES, it is OK to make and sell items from this pattern as long as you credit me for the pattern. No mass production allowed. Please check my policies page for details.

This pattern is © Larissa Holland, all rights reserved. Do not distribute or publish any portion of the pattern. Purchasing the pattern does not transfer you the copyright. It is unlawful to copy and resell this pattern. Thanks for respecting the copyright!

Frequently asked questions about mmmcrafts

Sorry, I can't make any custom orders. I just don't have the time. If you invent a way to add more hours to the day, please let me know. :-)
My goal is to complete the series in 2017. You can find a lot of great information about my Twelve Days ornament series here:
http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/p/twelve-days.html

Maid a-Milking PDF pattern for a hand sewn wool felt ornament

$8.00

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