Sunday, 4 December 2022

2022 Christmas Countdown - Mill Hill beaded ornaments (part 1)

Day 4 and it's time for my first set of Mill Hill beaded ornaments.

I love stitching these little ornaments.  It's a tradition now for mum to give me a new kit for Christmas and for me to stitch it between Christmas and New Year while watching cricket on TV.  

The perforated paper can be a challenge at first, but once you get used to it, it's fine.  Just don't pull the thread too tightly and rip the paper!

I glue felt on the back to finish the ornaments nicely, and I like to make beaded strings to hand them from because there's always lots of beads left over.  


Gretchen Weaver said...

What an awesome tradition you and your mother have. The beadwork is lovely!

Sumac said...


PaintedThread said...

They're all so pretty - I love the white and blue.

Carole @ From My Carolina Home said...

Wow, those are stunning!!

Marie said...

Such treasures.