Christmas, we observe almost every house well decorated with Christmas decorations however all of them vary in appearance. The Christmas tree is the only place within every house where you can place all kinds of ornaments while decorating for Christmas. Moreover, you can create such ornament for decorations by your own at home based on your own likings of colors and shapes. One of the simplest ways is to make it with felt, a material easy to handle and allow us to be very creative.
Instructions to make Ornaments with Felt
- Draw the design on a paper that you’re going to make with felt. You can make the shape you wish to have such as stars, bells, Santa Claus, trees, snowmen or any other thing that you like.
- You need to create the same outline but in two sizes to make two colors on felt.
- Download this image and use it for making the ornaments shaped as Christmas tree.
- Cut out the templates.
- Draw the larger outline of felt on a red color sheet.
- Put it back on the red felt and draw another tree.
- Repeat the same steps with the smaller template, but this time on the green felt.
- Cut the felt along the lines you marked, you should have four felt Christmas trees i.e. two red and two green.
- Paste glue on each green tree and paste them over the red ones in such a way that red color should look like a border drawn around the green trees.
- Now either place glue or stitch the red Christmas trees. However, leave the upper portion open to fill in the stuffing.
- Now fill your Christmas tree ornament with some cotton or other stuff.
- Stitch the open portion so that it is closed and make a loop for a string or ribbon to be tied with in order to hang this ornament.
- In order to decorate your Christmas tree ornament either stitch or paste some buttons by applying glue. Red, golden or silver color buttons will make it even more beautiful.
Congratulations, you have completed the training of making a Christmas felt ornament. Now it’s time to practically make one and let us know how your experience was.
Things Required to make Christmas Ornament with Felt
- Cotton batting or other filler
- Needle & Thread
- Red, golden or silver buttons
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