Time for some cozy holiday hand making! This original PDF pattern is the eighth in my series of twelve ornament projects based on the Twelve Days of Christmas. Other pattern designs will follow until the series is complete! This pattern shows you how to make a colorful, embroidered Maid a-Milking ornament for your Christmas tree or for special handmade gifting. It is sewn entirely by hand. Choose your own colors and customize them to any holiday decor. There is room on the back of the ornament to personalize with a name and date. The 15-page Maid a-Milking pattern features: - 4.25 x 5.5 inch wool felt maiden ornament with embroidery - 3.5 inch hanging loop - Neat, digitally drawn, actual-sized pattern pieces that do not overlap - Step-by-step instructions with clear, professionally drawn diagrams and color sample photos - Resources section with stitching diagrams, tips and supply links If you can do basic hand stitches, precision cutting, and are familiar with sewing and embroidery terms, then you can do this project! For more information on this ornament series as well as links to Benzie Design's coordinating felt/floss kits please visit this link on my blog: http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/p/twelve-days.html Materials used to make this ornament are commonly available. They include: wool or wool-blend felts, cotton pipe cleaners, unfinished wood beads, embroidery floss, stuffing and a printable stabilizer. A complete list of materials is in the photo of the pattern page above. This pattern is in PDF format on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, so you can print it from your regular printer at home on standard paper and printable stabilizer, as many times as you need for personal use. This pattern PDF will be available for INSTANT DOWNLOAD once your payment is completed! NOTE: This decoration has small parts and may present a choking hazard. This is not a decoration designed for children under the age of three. COTTAGE INDUSTRY SELLERS: If you are a home sewer, YES, it is OK to make and sell items from this pattern as long as you credit me for the pattern. No mass production allowed. Please check my policies page for details. This pattern is © Larissa Holland, all rights reserved. Do not distribute or publish any portion of the pattern. Purchasing the pattern does not transfer you the copyright. It is unlawful to copy and resell this pattern. Thanks for respecting the copyright!