Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Wee Santa Ornaments

I make these little pocket dolls, sometimes I call them "wee" dolls.  They are waldorf inspired.  Sometimes I sew wool batting onto their faces to make them into gnomes.  Looking at a red one I had, it dawned on me to turn these into little Santas for an adorable ornament for the Xmas tree.  I love how they came out.

I used real wool batting for the beard and around the hat.  I had to felt it a bit by rolling it in my hands to get it to be a bit denser than it comes.  I also added a little jingle bell on the end of the hat. Then to finish him off, I added a little blush on his cheeks.  I originally wasn't going to add a face, but after I made them, I felt he needed eyes and a mouth.  I was able to sew the mouth threw the beard, but for the eyes I just added them with a fine point Sharpie. 

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I made some of these for ornament exchanges and gifts, and I had a few extra I put in my Etsy store.  I've sold out of the darker burgundy ones, but I have some of the red ones still in my Etsy store.  

5 comments:

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

aaaw, these are adorable!!

Diana - FreeStyleMama said...

Cute!

Diana

Meredith @ Wait Til Your Father Gets Home said...

I love these!! Thank you so much for sending me one in the CHQ Ornament Exchange! I just put him on our tree :o)

Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

ohhhhh, so pretty thank you so much for linking up to our party!!

Stacey said...

Really sweet!
Thanks for linking up to the party!
Stacey of Embracing Change