Christmas in July ~ Sweet Trio Project from Designer Cathy Gaubert

on July 25 | in Sewing Tutorials + Patterns | by | with 101 Comments

Today’s exclusive project from Fa la la la Felt: 45 Handmade Holiday Decorations is this Sweet Trio PDF download from designer Cathy Gaubert. Use a trio of small embroidery hoops for some darling ornaments or present toppers!

Download the free Sweet Trio PDF Tutorial today.

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101 Responses to Christmas in July ~ Sweet Trio Project from Designer Cathy Gaubert

  1. Dawn says:

    So cute, sounds like a fabulous book too.

  2. Norma says:

    I just bought your book Fa la la la Felt at Barns and Noble I love love love it. Thank you.

  3. sandra says:

    I love the cool little gingerbread folk! Thanks fo the pattern!

  4. Fran says:

    Nice ornament idea & a great basic
    idea that could be made with your children.
    This book sounds like a goldmine !

  5. monica says:

    i love the simplicity of these. so homey and sweet!

  6. Mary says:

    I love these Christmas ornament ideas! I make a homemade Christmas ornament for my friends and family every year. I am running out of ideas! This would be a great book to have.

  7. Jennifer says:

    Such a unique and cute way to use felt – in an embroidery hoop, I love it! These designs are so sweet and perfect for a Christmas gift.

  8. Michele J. says:

    Love the gingerbread couple!

  9. Richelle says:

    So cute! Looks like a fun little project!

  10. Melanie says:

    Adorable!!!!! It looks simple and quick, but with great results, just my kind of project!

  11. Jennifer says:

    I’m going to try this with a preK class. I think the kids will love it…with a little help 🙂

  12. Cathy H says:

    They are just darling! Could see a collection of them on the tree…might have to wait until next year though….have a baby due a month before Christmas!

  13. Sarah says:

    These would be great party toppers!!!!! I’ll definitely be using this in December 😀

  14. Claudia Vinsonhaler says:

    My grandson is always asking for a craft project. This will be perfect!

  15. bruinbr says:

    these are just too cute! love them!

  16. Love love LOVE those gingerbread folk! Too sweet!

  17. Those would make cute gifts!

  18. Sara says:

    This would make a great first embroidery project for my 6 year old. Thanks for sharing!

  19. Carina says:

    Ack, so cute! I love the gingerbread couple.

  20. Kate says:

    What a great idea. I can see myself coming up with more designs and making a huge collection of these to decorate my new house this Christmas.
    Also love the idea of alisha above of adding names/years.

  21. Kimberly says:

    Those are insanely cute! The girl gingerbread “man” is darling!

  22. alisha says:

    Perfect for present toppers! I think I’d add a name and the year.

  23. Dianne McLean says:

    Would love to see some of those creations from the book!

  24. Beal says:

    Adorable! Thanks for sharing!

  25. sy says:

    aww the cookie couple is so cute 😀 thanks for sharing.

  26. Louise says:

    This is so cute, thanks for sharing the project! That book looks great, I’m off to check it out on Amazon 🙂

  27. Rose L says:

    The gingerbread people are way too cute! What fun!

  28. stacy says:

    Adorable, and what a great gift or package topper, thanks so much for a chance to win!

  29. Kristin says:

    Very cute! Those would look great hanging on the tree!

  30. Jessica Norris says:

    These are super-cute ideas for a children’s tree! I’m going to put mini-tree’s in each of the kids’ rooms this year and I think they might even be able to help pick out some of the designs! Soon they’ll be old enough to help cut them out!

  31. Danielle says:

    I love these! Thanks for sharing the PDF!

  32. Thanks for the great patterns!

  33. Rachel says:

    I love hoops!

  34. Emily says:

    Thanks for getting me in the Christmas spirit (:

  35. Katie says:

    Sweet is right!

  36. Annika says:

    Ooh, who doesn’t need more felt?

  37. Colleen says:

    It is the cute of cuteness!
    Thanks for sharing.

  38. noricum says:

    So sweet!!!

  39. Amanda says:

    I bought this ebook last year after reading about it on cathy’s blog. I love it. I would love to own a paper copy.
    thanks for sharing

  40. JJ says:

    Cute, I love this idea!

  41. So cute! These would look cute on a wall, too, in a big group. Can’t wait to try the tutorial!

  42. kate says:

    Love the ginger-bread couple! I must get this book; felt is so fun to work with and it looks like there would be some great mother-daughter projects in it! .

  43. Amber says:

    These are adorable!

  44. Theresa says:

    Cathy rocks the felt world and has a way with an embroidery hoop! Is it time to think about Christmas already???? YOWZAA!!!

  45. Rachel says:

    Love these! Thanks for the how-to .pdf!

  46. Rochelle says:

    Oh those gingerbreadies are so adorable!

  47. Jenny says:

    Great idea!!

  48. Katrina says:

    Thanks again for another cute project! What a super cute ornament!

  49. Heidi says:

    great projects for beginners!

  50. Holly U says:

    Too cute!

    I’m already working on Christmas ornaments for gifts this year. Hopefully I’ll get them done in time to try some of these projects too!

  51. Katy says:

    Thanks for the instructions, these look like fun for the holidays.

  52. Amber H says:

    I’ve seen a lot of projects that use embroidery hoops instead of picture frames… I may have to start doing this, it’s so cute!

  53. Lauren says:

    what a great idea for the holidays. probably a good idea to get a head start on gifts.

  54. suesue says:

    So exciting to personally know such a talented, beautiful woman! The designs are so precious and I can’t wait to get my copy of the book!!

  55. Kari E says:

    Absolutely adorable!

  56. craftytammie says:

    i love the little gingerbread couple! so sweet!

  57. Hilary says:

    Sweet gingerbread couple holding hands. The book looks inspiring!

  58. Maeve says:

    Sweet! This would be a wonderful project to share with my 10 yr. old granddaughter who loves to make things! Thanks!

  59. Stacy says:

    What a cute project! I can’t wait to get started with these 🙂

  60. kayduh says:

    so cute and creative!

  61. Bekah says:

    I. love. those! Thanks for the idea.

  62. Sara says:

    Why didn’t I think of that—TOO special and sew easy peasy I can imagine!!

  63. Krystina says:

    Thanks for the instructions, these are cute!

  64. Jennifer Stone says:

    What a great project for my little girl! I’m trying to get her excited about making gifts!

  65. Vicki says:

    I love these, especially the gingerbread couple!

  66. Amy says:

    Super cute! Love it!

  67. Lauree Myler says:

    yeah! we are moving and wont have any decorations for a year… these will be perfect to make. thanks. you are quite talented!

  68. Sara Chung says:

    wow! the book looks so cute!!!!

  69. Katie B. says:

    So cute! I’ll definitely be making these for Christmas.

  70. Ramona says:

    I love the hoops and what cute gifts these would make!

  71. Olivia says:

    I love crafting with felt! The little gingerbread couple are the cutest! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  72. Colette says:

    Thanks for the fantastic Sweet Trio PDF ~ these would make adorable present toppers!

  73. Angela says:

    Aw, the gingerbread couple is fabulous.

  74. Jessica says:

    this looks so fun and like something that I could do with my almost 6 year old as a craft as well

  75. jessieaucoin says:

    a sweet way of personalizing gifts. thanks for the ideas!

  76. RachelJo says:

    that gingerbread couple is too cute!

  77. Mirja says:

    I can’t wait to make these!

  78. Beth says:

    I love Cathy…her patterns are always fantastic!

  79. amy says:

    That gingerbread is just too much!

  80. Jing says:

    This book has me hoping the year would speed up (instead of going so quickly, like it seems to be), just so I can immerse myself in the Christmas crafts and festivities!

  81. Terriaw says:

    what a cute way to frame felt ornaments, using tiny embroidery hoops!

  82. Amy says:

    I am so excited for Christmas in July! I was just beginning to think about ornaments and really wanted to break out the felt this year. Fun!

  83. Penny Garrison says:

    Very cute!

  84. June says:

    These are so sweet. They remind me of teacher gifts I use to make in grade school.

  85. Amy says:

    THat book looks like a lot of fun!! Hope I win! What cute ideas, I might need to try them out soon.

  86. anne says:

    i will start doing these projects right away…i love decorations….love theses..very unique.

  87. Alice Clark says:

    These are truly inspired creations — and the colors are divine!

  88. Laura says:

    I love this little project – too cute! The book looks great, I’d love to see what else is inside!

  89. Mary says:

    What a sweet project! I just started felting this past year and I love it- this book would be fantastic!

  90. Jacqui says:

    I love the embroidery-hoop-as-picture-frame concept, is there nothing it doesn’t make nicer? You’ve made me very keen to get my hands on the book!

  91. Becca says:

    Something about embroidery hoop crafts is just SO cute!

  92. Sarah says:

    oooo neato! That would be so much fun! 😀

  93. Eva says:

    These are incredibly cute! I also like the denim-like look of the backing, although probably other colours would look adorable, too!

  94. Annabel says:

    Oh they’re so beautiful! I’ve just started making gifts for Christmas, so this is excellent inspiration! bellgirlsblog [at] gmail [dot] com

  95. Valerie says:

    I love felt crafts–so quick and fun!

  96. ruth says:

    just adorable, Mr & Mrs Gingerbread!

  97. almamater says:

    This looks like a fun project to start now with my girlies! Thanks for the inspiration.

  98. PeachRainbow says:

    Thank you!

  99. Kadybug says:

    Such sweet ideas!

  100. Heather says:

    These are so cute. Thanks for the instructions.

  101. Deb D says:

    Oh my, these embroidery hoop designs are so cute – can you hear me squealing with delight?!?! Thank you for sharing the pattern too, I am very excited. 🙂

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