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Ugly Christmas Sweaters Galore!

Nov 10, 2017 Sally Traidman

Hello! I'm here today to share something a little bit different. Since I am chairing an annual Christmas Tree Boutique for MS here in California, I have been hunting around for new ideas all year. A bell went off when someone was talking about ugly Christmas sweaters! I hunted through my dies and found the matching Frame Cuts from the Ooh La La stamp set, which includes a t-shirt die! It was the closest I could come for making sweater ornaments for my little tree.

I dug into my stack of felt, then cut two pieces and stitched them together. Then the fun begins! How many buttons, charms, beads, etc do YOU have? I betcha I have more! I just had so much fun creating that I couldn’t stop. I used dies to decorate some of the shirts as well, including Santa Frame Cuts as well as the smaller Infinity Dies (hearts, circles, trees).

To hang these on my little tree, I made some hangers from our Hipster Icon Dies as well as some others from paper clips (search YouTube and you'll find instructions for how to make them). Our little clothes pins worked great, too!

And I didn't end the shirt making there - I made a card for turkey day with the "let's get stuffed" message from our Off-Beat Holiday Messages set. I was laughing all afternoon. Think about this concept. This can be used ALL YEAR for kids birthdays (number dies), monogram notes (alphabet dies), holidays - all with our thousands of dies. So, I hope I have inspired you to craft a little something other than cards! Put a pin on it and wear it on top of your ugly sweater!!

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27 Responses

Kirsten

Kirsten

November 17, 2017

What a super cute idea, Sally. All of the shirts are awesome. However, I have to say the cute little turkey shirt is the best. It is absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing.

Hero Arts

Hero Arts

November 13, 2017

Henriëtte, we love your Christmas sweater card. So cute! Thank you for sharing!

Lori-Ann aka @Stampingtherapy

Lori-Ann aka @Stampingtherapy

November 13, 2017

I ❤️ this. So creative!!!

Dolores Holloman

Dolores Holloman

November 12, 2017

These are so cute! Wished u had of put the hanger title for You Tube…So very nice to give as a gift too.

Marjorie Dumontier

Marjorie Dumontier

November 12, 2017

These are so adorable !! The one with the glasses and the Santa’s beard !!!!

Lisa

Lisa

November 12, 2017

This is an amazing, clever, totally out of box idea!!!

Carolyn Servais

Carolyn Servais

November 11, 2017

What a creative idea. Totally love it. Cute, cute, cute!

Henriëtte

Henriëtte

November 11, 2017

Love al your shirts, what a great idea for the Christmas tree.
I just posted a card with a Christmas Sweater on my blog, I made that one specialy for a friend who owns a sweater like that. If you want to see it, https://creativelyhappyblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/11/oh-deer/

paperpicnic

paperpicnic

November 11, 2017

These are Brilliant, Sally! So adorable! I especially adore the turkey tee!

RobiW

RobiW

November 11, 2017

How adorable are these “sweaters”? Great card, too.

janet

janet

November 11, 2017

How blooming marvelous – these are hilarious. Well done Sally, your tree will be a huge hit :-)

BeverlyBL

BeverlyBL

November 11, 2017

Sorry, but you lose the Ugly Sweater Contest. Yours are all waaaay too cute. This is so clever. Fun idea.

Celeste Goff

Celeste Goff

November 11, 2017

Love these adorably sweet felt sweaters! Ugly or not…they are super cute!

Michele K. Henderson

Michele K. Henderson

November 11, 2017

I absolutely LOVE this fun idea! There are so many things you can do with these little sweaters!

Jackie Price

Jackie Price

November 11, 2017

What a fun idea!! Some cute little t-shirts. And your turkey day card is wonderful. Love it!!

Jessica Nicholson

Jessica Nicholson

November 10, 2017

Adorable Ideas

Terrie

Terrie

November 10, 2017

These are so fun! What a great idea :)

Barbara-Jean

Barbara-Jean

November 10, 2017

Love the tees and the let’s get stuffed, too!

Karen Hale

Karen Hale

November 10, 2017

These “ugly sweaters” are so very very cute. Love your turkey day card. What a fun idea!

renee milner

renee milner

November 10, 2017

These are so doggone cute! I can see sticking a candy cane or pencil or something thru the shirt too. Thanks so much for sharing this fun project :)

josmary

josmary

November 10, 2017

Omg they are adorable

Helen Gullett

Helen Gullett

November 10, 2017

those are the most adorable ugly sweaters ornaments!!! LOVE them!!!

kathy wade

kathy wade

November 10, 2017

Genius! Love all the little sweaters and that turkey card is a riot!

Cindy C.

Cindy C.

November 10, 2017

Super fun and super cute!

Lagene

Lagene

November 10, 2017

Too cute! love that turkey get stuffed sweeater!

Karthikha Uday

Karthikha Uday

November 10, 2017

Oh wow! These are super cute!!

Laura Whelan

Laura Whelan

November 10, 2017

This is such a fab idea!! I have a friend who’s obsessed with “ugly” Christmas jumpers…she would love this! Thanks for the inspiration!

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