Hanging Star Christmas Decoration

Recycled Christmas Star

Hanging star sewing project
Hanging Star made from recycled denim fabric
Hanging Star made from recycled denim fabric {You Can Make This}

Use up your old denims and make these fun hanging Christmas stars.

This is a really simple tutorial to follow, it’s 13 pages in total (zipped pdf file).

Author / creator: http://www.youcanmakethis.com


For this project you will need:

Optional cutting board, straight edge ruler, rotary cutter.

One pair of old jeans – If using other fabric, you’ll need two 15” square sections.

A section of approximately 8” x 8” of white cotton fabric to use for the embroidery

A section of approximately 8” x 8” of low-loft quilt batting such as “Soft and Bright”.

1/2 yard of stiff, iron-on Pellon.

Small 4”x 4” section of Transfer Web Paper (Wonder-Under).

DMC embroidery floss colors: Red 221 and Gold 3045, or any other festive combo

2 large eyelets and eyelet tool kit.

2 yards of coordinating ribbon, at least1/2” wide

Sewing machine thread in a coordinating color

Fine-tipped tracing marker.

Embroidery hoop and needle.

“Denim” or “Heavy Strength” sewing machine needle (yes, you really do need it!)

Pair of good cutting scissors.

Transparent tape.

Coordinating 3mm iron-on crystals (optional)

Optional embellishments if desired: extra ribbon, buttons, iron-on crystals, charms, anything your heart desires to add your own personal flair to this project!

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