Easy Christmas Crafts: Lace and Seam Binding Flower
The Lace and Seam Binding Flower ornament uses scraps of lace and seam binding along with short pieces of yarn
to become a fun and easy holiday decoration.
Here's a holiday lace and red seam binding version:
The flower ornament is "sew" simple to make using basic running stitches.
Let's make one using green binding and yarn with the same holiday motif lace.
Easy Christmas Crafts: Lace and Seam Binding Flower Ornament Materials and Tools:
- Lace - scalloped on one edge
- Double fold seam binding
Take a look at the simple materials and tools shown here.
The Steps for How to Make the Easy Christmas Crafts: Lace and Seam Binding Flower Ornament:
Measure and cut the materials.
Cut 12 inches each of the seam binding and the lace.
Cut two pieces of yarn, one 18 inches and one 12 inches long.
Insert the 18-inch piece of yarn into the fold of the seam binding.
Thread the needle and add a knot in one end of the thread.
Beginning at one end, insert the straight side of the lace between the layers of the seam binding.
Begin sewing the seam binding and lace together using running stitches.
If you would like more help with the running stitch, go to the funEZ How to sew stitches page to get your own free e-book.
The running stitches do not need to be dainty.
They can be longer—roughly 1/4-inch long.
At the end of the seam binding and lace, knot the thread close to the seam binding and trim the
Pull on both ends of the yarn and gather the lace and seam binding into a circle.
Pull the yarn taut and tie a simple bow.
Adjust the lace and seam binding into a flat circle with the ends of the lace hidden behind the bow.
Insert one end of the 12-inch yarn through the hole in the center of the Lace and Seam Binding Flower
Pull the ends even and tie a knot to form a hanging loop.
The Lace and Seam Binding Flower ornament is finished and ready to display.
This next version used a dark pink lace with navy blue seam binding.
Inexpensive materials and simple sewing stitches quickly become fun ornaments to add to the holiday
The Lace and Seam Binding Flower ornament can be a fun addition to a tree, a cabinet pull, a desk drawer
pull or anywhere to add some color and fun.