I’ve just finished my very first feltamacallit! I decided to start making ornaments for our new Christmas tree and came across a pattern for a gingerbread man but I wanted to make it more my own and thought who better than my favourite character from the Shrek movies!

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After some quick YouTubing on how to do embroidery stitching (thank you Wendi Gratz of Shiny Happy World!), I set to work cutting…

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And stitching (remember, I’m a newbie!)…

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And stuffing…

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And here he is – my very own Gingy!

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At around 10cm tall, he’s the perfect size for a tree ornament. I got a little hungry while stitching him up and had a nibble on his leg. ;) He’s not quite finished as I didn’t have any purple felt to make the gumdrop buttons so will update this post when I get it finished!