Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Advent Days 19 and 20 --A Christmas Freebie!

This one is a little different. Instead of music, I'm going to give you a tutorial to make a cute little partridge chick ornament to hang in your tree, and you also get the original artwork to use as you please. Cute chick. I think you'll like her.

First thing you'll need to do is download the template. It's here.

Next, cut all pieces apart.

Lay the pieces on contrasting felt and draw around each piece (you'll need 2 of the blank chick outline). 

Cut the pieces out carefully, using small, sharp scissors.

Lay the template pieces in this order:
  1. Both blank pieces, the main face piece.
  2. Set the wing piece aside for now.
  3. Using a blanket stitch, Sew all pieces together at all edges.
  4. Using a French knot, make eyes.
  5. Embroider the markings in the wings as you please.
  6. Glue the wing to the body.
  7. Cut a small square of orange felt and position for beak.
  8. Glue legs on blank piece in appropriate place.
  9. Cut a tall feather or two to put on top of the chick's head.
  10. Attach a string or ribbon to the back of the chick's head for a hanger.
Feel free to use the artwork in any legitimate, moral way, but please do not claim my work as your own. Enjoy!

Advent Day 20-- A Christmas Quick Page!

This is a layered TIFF file. I've been told that saving it this way will allow everyone to use it. Have fun!


  1. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 1 post on Dec. 21, 2011. Thanks again.

  2. I absolutely love your template. Could you please email me one in PSD. Beatkae@gmail.com
    Thank you and Merry Christmas

  3. Thank you so much!!

  4. Love you're 3D qp's . could you send one in psp format to ruthwhitaker@comcast.net

    Thanks for making my life easier.

  5. Thank you for the cute chick and template. If you save it as a tiff file everyone can use it.

  6. Thank you so much, Shuckclod. I did save it as a tif. I hope it works for everyone.