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DIY Felt Ornaments

DIY Felt Ornaments for Christmas TreeFelt is easy to cut, handle and sew. Use scraps of bright felt to make pretty Christmas tree ornaments.

Choose from various festive designs like the charming Gingerbread Man or a Christmas bell or Tree and trim them with some embroidery or beads.

Materials needed:

Felt Sheets - Assorted Colors
Templates (see below)
Cookie Cutters
Fluffed up cotton for stuffing
Decorating Material: Beads, Confetti, Flowers, Sparkle, Sequins, Ribbons, Bows, decorative buttons etc.
Crafts glue

Tips:

Use simple, easy shapes to cut out of felt as they will be easier to sew and more fun to decorate.

Free Templates:

Click on each template to enlarge and then Print.

Bell Template - Click to enlarge Sleigh Template - Click to enlarge Christmas Tree Template - Click to enlarge Flying Angel Template - Click to enlarge
Rocking Horse Template - Click to enlarge Gingerbread Man Template - Click to enlarge Snowman Template - Click to enlarge Candy Cane Template - Click to enlarge

Directions:

1. Trace with the help of templates the desired design on felt paper. Alternatively, use cookie cutters of desired shapes and sizes.

2. Cut out TWO of the same shape for each ornament that you want to make. Leave some seam allowance while cutting.

3. Place the matching sides together and Top stitch the two Felt Cut-Outs together, leaving a small space to stuff with cotton.

4. Lightly stuff with cotton. Use a crochet hook to push the stuffing into small areas. Stitch the opening closed.

5. To make a loop to hang the ornaments, braid 3 strands of wool (3" approx) and sew onto the top of the stuffed ornament.

6. Use Craft glue to decorate the ornaments. You can make faces for Santa, Gingerbread Man and Snowmen with eyes, buttons etc.

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