Making ornaments from embroidered motifs is fun, and a perfect exchange gift for your holiday parties. I have made ornaments from crewel work and cross stitch, and today I want to show you how to use your embroidery machine to do something different.  My embroidery machine has cards with motifs on them.  I began with this angel, but not in all the colors.

Embroidered Ornaments at FromMyCarolinaHome.com

Threading the machine with a white rayon thread, when the machine stopped to change colors, I just hit the button to start again.  I ended up with a lovely embroidery all in white.

Embroidered Ornaments at FromMyCarolinaHome.com

I cut the piece ...

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