It's New Year's Eve, just 3 hours away from 2013............and I'm beginning to think that 365 ornaments in one year might be a bit deranged. Or a lot. Perhaps completely and totally. So I thought a bit of prep work might be in order. If one is going crazy, one should prepare for it.
First up, rounding up all my Christmas books for ideas. When I first dreamed up this daft scheme of mine, I thought I would spend the months leading up to it making a nice list of all the ornaments I wanted to make, which books the pattern or idea was in, and making myself a little index. Yeah--there were some good drugs involved. You have probably already guessed how many ornaments are recorded in my handy little index......
Yep--none. Today I did at least sort through the sewing room looking for Christmas books, and got them all together in one shelf:
In my most panicky mode, I cut out a few mitten ornaments to give myself a head start:
I also thought I would play around with my new thread project but with a bigger piece of fabric: