by ddoersch 15 Nov 2008

I am in a little sewing group that meets once a week. One of our ladies brought these in as a project for us all to make. It is a half circle of two sided fabric. When folded it becomes a Christmas tree. Used as a napkin for Christmas.. I am thinking of a way to embroider on them...

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by stidiford58 15 Dec 2010

Thankyou! What a novel idea. Its on page 4 of Embroidery Library projects - Christmas

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by twee 15 Dec 2010

I helped my 4th graders make paper trees like this, and we used them as Christmas Cards. Instead of rick rack, we cut scallop designs. I forgot to take my decorative scissors or we would have trimmed the edges with them. They turned out so cute.

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by twee 15 Dec 2010

I helped my 4th graders make paper trees like this, and we used them as Christmas Cards. Instead of rick rack, we cut scallop designs. I forgot to take my decorative scissors or we would have trimmed the edges with them. They turned out so cute.

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by radmom 14 Dec 2010

Embroidery Library has something about these in their project area. I've been meaning to make some. They are so nice!

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by juanitadenney 14 Dec 2010

I love this it is so cute. Who would have thought a half circle could make a Christmas tree. Flowers for you and everyone. Thanks for sharing with us.

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by elizabethak 13 Dec 2010

Clever idea but have not seen any double side fabric. Will add this idea to my list of "Things to make"

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by elizabethak 13 Dec 2010

Clever idea but have not seen any double side fabric. Will add this idea to my list of "Things to make"

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by twee 12 Dec 2010

What size is the circle?

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by twee 12 Dec 2010

Thanks for posting. I was at a party tonight, and my friend was trying to explain these napkins to me. Now I see what she meant. Beautiful

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by ramona 11 Dec 2010

Way to cute! Thanks for sharing

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by rusimmons 11 Dec 2010

I thought you had used you stitches from your machine to make the one side. Sure is pretty. Wish we had some place to buy pretty material like that. I know buy it over the internet. But I like to feel my material first. :)

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by minnie71 11 Dec 2010

they are beautiful there is patterns for embroidery on the tree on emblibrary.com

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by noah 11 Dec 2010

Lovely just lovely!!!!

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by beverlyann 11 Dec 2010

Hello I like them, would you mind emailing the pattern to me.

Thank You
LEA

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by gayle950 02 Dec 2009

What a great idea. well done

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by dollygk 02 Dec 2009

A very cleaver idea!! You must show us the finished embroidered project!!

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by bevintex 02 Dec 2009

http://www.emblibrary.com/EL/elpr...;CS_Category=Christmas&CS_Catalog=Elprojects

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bevintex by bevintex 02 Dec 2009

go to projects at emblibrary, click on christmas page 2 and you will see step by step directions for the trees.

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by castelyn 02 Dec 2009

Looks great, *4u

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by dilceia 02 Dec 2009

Beautiful work!

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by blasi328 02 Dec 2009

Can we get the size and some instruction on folding this please. thank you..
MB

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by mardavis 01 Dec 2009

This is so cute. I would love to make some for gifts and myself. Would you be so kind as to email me the pattern. thank you. med72@verizon.net
I tried the other side but couldn't get it to work.

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by mardavis 01 Dec 2009

This is so cute. I would love to make some for gifts and myself. Would you be so kind as to email me the pattern. thank you. med72@verizon.net
I tried the other side but couldn't get it to work.

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shirlener88 by shirlener88 02 Dec 2009

ddoersch said on 16 Nov 2008:
Get a compass and make a circle 18" across, Cut the paper in half and you have the pattern. Cut two different color fabrics from the pattern and sew them together right sides together, leave 3-4" unsewed to turn. Put the rickrack around the rounded edge...A link to another site that has a similiar project is below...

juanitadenney by juanitadenney 14 Dec 2010

Thank you Shirlene for giving us the pattern.

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by stitchit 30 Dec 2008

Thank you for showing your Christmas napkin and also for the directions. I'll be making some of these for next Christmas.

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by roslyn 30 Dec 2008

Nice idea . I'm sure you can come up with something Maybe something small ?

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by mariahail 30 Dec 2008

real nice idea, I will do some too< thanks for sharing*****

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by jayemcee46 29 Dec 2008

great design - will be doing some of these for nxt years presents - a great way to use up left over material. Jo

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by rmj8939 29 Dec 2008

as everyone else has said. These are very nice. I would love to try them for next year. Thanks for the information you shared with us all.

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by felix95 29 Dec 2008

belissimo!!!!!!!!!!!

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by katydid 28 Dec 2008

How cute is this!!!! How big is the circle? I see you used Rick-rack on the curved edge.

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mops by mops 29 Dec 2008

That question is answered further down the page.

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by grandmamek 28 Dec 2008

what a fun idea!!

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by adelmarie 28 Dec 2008

They look great! I love these ones.

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by lbrow 25 Dec 2008

Really nice dd

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by mad14kt 24 Dec 2008

WOW ;) *2U

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by castelyn 24 Dec 2008

Well done this looks lovely

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by migs 24 Dec 2008

wow, what a great idea for a napkin.

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by lillian27 18 Nov 2008

If anyone needs to know where to buy it, I got it from this website for only $5, plus a couple dollars to ship! It is so fun & a great gift!
They don't have a picture, but it is the same pattern...
http://www.thequiltingcupboard.co...

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bevintex by bevintex 02 Dec 2009

dont buy it. Its free at emblibrary, under projects click on christmas page 2. free step by step directions with pitures.

akhelen by akhelen 02 Dec 2009

cannot find these instructions
email - helen4christ@acsalaska.net

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by ddoersch 17 Nov 2008

Thanks for all your kind comments.. We have 8 members in our little sewing group. We are all going to make 8 and trade with one another, so we will all go home with 8 different napkins...

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shirlener88 by shirlener88 24 Dec 2008

Great idea.

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by frenchbears 16 Nov 2008

This is so nice. Would you mind emailing the pattern to me? I was at a quilting retreat this weekend and one of the lady's showed a set of these. I tried to catch up to her to get a pattern but missed her.

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ddoersch by ddoersch 16 Nov 2008

Get a compass and make a circle 18" across, Cut the paper in half and you have the pattern. Cut two different color fabrics from the pattern and sew them together right sides together, leave 3-4" unsewed to turn. Put the rickrack around the rounded edge...A link to another site that has a similiar project is below...

clawton by clawton 17 Nov 2008

Thank you so much for including this.

cadillac by cadillac 30 Sep 2009

how do you fold the half circle to look like the xmas tree shown is there a pattern with diagram. thanks. helen

60Bonnie by 60Bonnie 13 Mar 2012

I'M HAVING THE SAME,PROMBLE. I USED TO FABRICS, NOT SUR IF I SEWED THEM RIGHT, NOT SUR HOW TO FOLD / CAN YOU HELP

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by marlakay 16 Nov 2008

These are nice. Thanks for sharing them.

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by rsehorse 16 Nov 2008

I like! What a cute idea! Think I'll make a couple up for my Mom and Dad. They look quick and easy. Thanks for the instructions.

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by sllakin 16 Nov 2008

Lovely napkin! Thanks for sharing the picture and instructions!

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by gerryvb 16 Nov 2008

what a lovely napkin, thanks for sharing the idea!

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by dlonnahawkins 16 Nov 2008

I like the idea - I had don the circles with my serger, and then folded to look like a tree. We did embroidery around edge, but had to fold just perfectly, or it did not look right. So - just did the cirles, and used metalic threads. Great idea.

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by dpickel 16 Nov 2008

Fantastic! What a cool idea. SO the trick is all in how it's folded I gather?

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by lenamae 16 Nov 2008

I love these I made some several years ago and they looked so nice at Christmas time.
thanks for sharing with us.

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by shuede 16 Nov 2008

Very creative and super cute. Thanks for sharing!

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by babsie 16 Nov 2008

Thanks, I'm going to try it.

Babsie

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by damaris 16 Nov 2008

Very nice. Good job

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by barbaramiklaucic 16 Nov 2008

Please e mail me the pattern PLEASE barric6@yahoo.com

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by stickmuster 16 Nov 2008

Wow, very simple and VERY GOOD idea, thank you for sharing.

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by mops Moderator 16 Nov 2008

Very simple, but great idea! That gold trim is very effective. Nice way to use up a number of my fat quarters - oh dear - I mean the fat quarters of Christmas prints that are in my stash!

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by manami 16 Nov 2008

Very beautiful, dd! It's a great idea too!!

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by shirleysisson 16 Nov 2008

This is a lovely project. Looks very pretty. Thank you for sharing. *4U

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by shirlener88 16 Nov 2008

Beautiful - I saw these several years back and have had them in my mind to do this year - but didn't have a picture or instructions - now I do.

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by michelej 16 Nov 2008

What a great idea. It looks great!!!!

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by bamaasc 16 Nov 2008

That is so neat! I would love to try making some of these! *

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by lv2sew 16 Nov 2008

Beautiful!!!! I made some of these a few years ago but not in the same manner....Yours definately look much nicer...I now have a use for all that christmas fabric I purchased at 90 percent off last year. The ones I made were done with a single cut circle, then serged with wooly nylon with a narrow rolled hem then folded it into the tree shape shape...Thanks for sharing...Looks like I have my next project planned now! :) *4u

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by sueffb1 16 Nov 2008

This is absolutely darling. What a great project. I hope you do not mind if I copy you and make some of these. Thanks so very much for sharing these with us. *4U & all Sue

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by coco128 15 Nov 2008

that is so adorable..wish I had a group to go to once a week, I bet you have lots of fun and great ideas...*4u

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by elaine45 15 Nov 2008

Nice....

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by ezzemml 15 Nov 2008

Thanks for showing us this it is a navel idea would like to make some myself any chance of some measurements..you have done a great job

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by grammapt 15 Nov 2008

Very pretty! How big is the half circle? *4U

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ddoersch by ddoersch 15 Nov 2008

the straight edge (diameter is about 18")
We cut two semi-circles, put them right sides together and sewed the ric-rac on the curved edge, left a small turn hole turned right side out and viola'

Here is a link for a similiar one with a template, but she only used one layer of fabric and serged the edges.
http://home.att.net/~sewandsew/ch...

ezzemml by ezzemml 16 Nov 2008

Thanks for the info. Muchly appriciated.

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