Christmas Crafts/ Christmas Ornaments
DIY Felt Ornaments
Felt is easy to cut, handle and sew.
Use scraps of bright felt to make pretty Christmas tree
Choose from various festive designs
like the charming Gingerbread Man or a Christmas bell or Tree
and trim them with some embroidery or beads.
Felt Sheets - Assorted Colors
Templates (see below)
Fluffed up cotton for stuffing
Decorating Material: Beads, Confetti, Flowers, Sparkle, Sequins,
Ribbons, Bows, decorative buttons etc.
Use simple, easy shapes to cut out of
felt as they will be easier to sew and more fun to decorate.
Click on each template to enlarge and
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
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
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.