October 24 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

on October 23 | in Handmade Holidays, Sewing Inspiration | by | with 19 Comments

Clara the Chicken Ornament by Ellen (and her then 5-year-old) from The Long Thread

We love using children’s drawings to embroider holiday ornaments. You can use this Clara Chicken design from Ellen’s daughter if you like!

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19 Responses to October 24 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

  1. Ginger says:


  2. Jo says:

    I love these! Totally want some!

  3. Judi says:

    I love the idea of using a child’s sketch to make embroidered ornaments! We’re definitely going to use this idea this year 🙂 My kids can draw the pictures and I will turn them into a permanent keepsake ornament… genius!

  4. MarciaW says:

    My mother loves chickens and this ornament. Thanks for the project.

  5. Jessica says:

    This is such a great idea!

  6. Jamie says:

    So charming. I love embroidery and this is a perfect use for my grandchildren’s drawings. Thank you!

  7. Peggy Grow says:

    Soooo cute! My two girls call my dad “Grandpa Chicken” (that’s a long story) so this is perfect for them to stitch up for him for Christmas! Thanks!

  8. Christine says:

    Those are great.

  9. Ramona says:

    I have a friend who loves chickens. I have to make her this ornament.

  10. Heidi Anderson says:

    This is a fabulous idea! love them and can’t wait to try some of my own.

  11. Shannon O. says:

    This is a great idea.

  12. Silvia says:

    They’re so funny!! 🙂

  13. Cat says:

    it is so very nice ! and wonderful for the children to keep their art productions as well ! we’ll try this at home !

  14. Tabitha says:


  15. Cinnamon says:

    I love this idea! I don’t know what’s better, the fact it’s make by a little one, or that it’s a chicken. Love it.

  16. Annie says:

    Using kid’s drawings for ornaments is a super idea!

  17. rwebb says:

    so cute!

  18. Glenys says:

    The are so cute!!!!

  19. Molly Martin says:

    What a great idea to share my child’s art!

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