If bought decorations aren’t your taste for this Christmas and you want some handmade flavor, then you’ve come to the right place as this is where I’m serving you some fresh DIY felt ornaments. Read on to get some inspiration for making some interesting ornaments for your home and for your friends.
If you are a pro at sewing or are a beginner who simply enjoys it, you are in for a treat. As for those who aren’t particularly keen about sewing, I have some ideas shared below that can be created in a no-sew manner, too, so yippie ya ya!
DIY Felt Ornaments
Felt crafts are mostly very basic and hence super easy to make, so don’t be nervous if this is going to be your first time experimenting with these. I have shared some yummy templates below, so working on these DIY felt ornaments should be super easy.
These ornaments don’t require all that much sewing, so let that breath out! You can include your kids in these crafts and work together to bring a new vibe to your Christmas cheer. Not only can you use these cuties as your décor items, but they will make some interesting holiday gifts as well. Scroll on to find some charming ideas.
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Best Stitch to Use for DIY Felt Ornaments
Most of these DIY felt ornaments are sewn with a blanket stitch around the edges. If you are an absolute beginner, consider substituting a simple running stitch.
Free DIY Felt Ornaments Patterns
#1 DIY Felt Gingerbread Man Ornament
Do you enjoy baking some goodies in the winter? If gingerbread man cookies are one of your favorites, then you must pay ode to them by trying out this DIY Felt Gingerbread Man Ornament. It is pretty easy to make, and the complete instructions are included in the link below, but before you check that out just take a moment to appreciate how authentic this gingerbread man looks. I mean wow! DIY Felt Ornaments from Made to Sew
#2 DIY Curvy Christmas Tree Felt Ornament
The modern and minimal vibe of this curvy, Christmas tree-felt ornament makes it a must-try craft! You will start off by creating a curvy tree shape using a tree template and cutting out two mirror images of it. Once prepared, use a white thread to stitch them up together and add pearl-like jingles on the tree using glue. This would make a lovely ornament for a wintery Christmas tree. DIY Felt Ornaments from Red Thread Studio
#3 DIY Felt Penguin Ornament
What a cute little penguin ornament! It is a fun and easy craft to make for your Christmas tree and it would make a lovely gift for a friend. It’s a free pattern that you can easily download and benefit from its step-by-step instructions until you have a cute little penguin in your hands. Once done with the penguin part, take a ribbon and fold it in half to make a loop. Then sew the back and front of the penguin, however, do leave an opening for stuffing the penguin with some poly-fill. We all love a chubby little penguin, don’t we? DIY Felt Ornaments from Handmade in the Heartland
#4 DIY Felt Lantern Christmas Ornament
This one is for the fans of cute little vintage goodies! If you appreciate objects like lanterns then this tutorial will have you excited. These lanterns are quick and easy to sew and make cute little ornaments for your tree. You can gift these little handmade goodies too. The sewing bit is easy for this beginner-friendly project, and you can easily sew them by hand or use your sewing machine. You just need to stitch 2 straight lines for the body, join the edges, attach the handle, and it’s all set! DIY Felt Ornaments from Fleece Fun
#5 DIY Icy Felt Fox Ornament
What a witty and wonderful felt ornament! If you are opting for a woodland theme this Christmas, make sure to try this out. Even if you aren’t, make room for this fabulous fox. I like how this ornament has a colorful twist and it’s made using blue felt. For this ornament, you will be cutting your cardboard piece of plastic smaller than the template so there’s room to sew the edges together. This will be followed by tracing the blue felt and cutting out the shape. Use a small bead for the eye and use whatever supplies you have, to decorate your ornament. DIY Felt Ornaments from Alisa Burke
#6 DIY White Felt Sheet Christmas Tree Ornament
These little white felt DIY Christmas tree ornaments look so yummy and edible, almost like iced cookies. For making an ornament like this, you will obviously require some white felt, and using a tree template, you can cut out a similar tree shape. Stitch up the cutouts (leaving a small opening) using red thread. Once done, stuff the tree with some polyfill or cotton through the opening, attach a snowflake cutout or object on top. DIY Felt Ornaments from Red Thread Studio
#7 DIY Felt and Wire Dress Form Ornaments
Here’s some inspiration for fashion-driven ornaments that would make an appropriate gifting choice for a fashionista in your squad. You can channel the apparel designer inside of you and whip up these stunners for your tree. Cut three stylish dress forms using colored felt, and the best way to do that uniformly is to cut them using a template. You can simply cut the first one out using the paper template and then cut the other two using the felt cut-out as your template. Do some decorative stitching using embroidery thread and some cute details using buttons and ribbon on top. DIY Felt Ornaments from Crafty Staci
#8 DIY Felt Donut Ornament
Add a sweet note to your Christmas tree décor by stitching up some cute donut ornaments with colorful felt icing. These are super simple crafts to understand and recreate. Cutting out the pattern takes you to the halfway point, which is great! You can use one donut on its own as an ornament or string together a bunch of these sweet treats and make a yummy garland. Don’t you love how cute this looks? DIY Felt Ornaments from The Yellow Bird House
#9 DIY Felt Ice Skate Ornament
I love how cute these felt ice skate ornaments look! The best part is that you can sew them the way you like or simply go with the no-sew version if you’re hesitant about the stitching. You can personalize this ornament to your taste by adding different embellishments or opting for a different color. You will be stunned at how simple-to-make these lovelies are. DIY Felt Ornaments from Fleece Fun
#10 Easy DIY Christmas Bird Ornament
Meet this birdie, Inga. It was designed by Sew a Softie to employ colors that give off a strong Scandinavian look. Isn’t she a cutie? You can’t ignore the adorable finish and simply scroll down without taking a moment out to appreciate the level of cuteness. Inga can easily be made using two pieces of felt. There is also no need to insert and pin its wings and legs into place. The best thing about crafting little Inga is that she is a great choice of a project for little hands, so make sure to include young children in the crafting process. DIY Felt Ornaments from Sew a Softie
#11 DIY Felt Wine Glass Ornament
You can’t have the perfect Christmas dinner party without some sips of wine, so why not pay ode to the holiday season liquor by stitching up some felt wine glass ornaments. These cute ornaments take less time than you might be thinking, and the sequins add a fun touch. DIY Felt Ornaments from Swoodson Says
#12 DIY Felt Mitten Ornament
Here’s another option for those who enjoy felt ornaments but shy away from stitching. This step-by-step tutorial will walk you through the entire process of crafting these cuties with ease. This cute Christmas Felt Ornament is a dream come true for those struggling with sewing as it can be put together without having to sew. However, for those who do love stitching, a few criss-cross stitches on the edges would give a nice and rustic touch to the ornament, so you should go for it. These would make an adorable gift for a loved one who’s known for their amazing baking skills, so surprise them with your thoughtful craft. DIY Felt Ornaments from Fleece Fun
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DIY Felt Ornaments – In Conclusion
Weren’t these ideas crazy simple and just so wild and fun!? That’s what I love about DIY felt ornaments – how much you can do with such little effort. It’s amazing! You can host a simple felt ornament-making party where your friends bring their own supplies, everybody sits and makes their own ornaments, or swaps ornaments with each other. You can pick a theme too. Does it sound interesting? Go ahead with it, then!
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