DIY Felt Mermaid Tail Ornament Tutorial

13 Jul


Take your tree to the bottom of the sea with sparkling mermaid tail Christmas ornaments.

These DIY felt mermaid Christmas ornaments add a touch of magic to your celebrations. Create some handcrafted love that will last a lifetime with our free step by step DIY ornament pattern and tutorial

You will need:

Sequins: I used Snow White, Dragonfly, Hot Pink, Fuchsia, Peacock

6″ x 6″ Blue green felt I used Teal*

Pattern PDF (also down below)


*Matching thread


2 mermaid tails and 1 top from teal felt.

Sewing sequins to felt

The goal is to attach the sequins in rows with a stitch on either side to hold.

christmasseqFor more on sewing or gluing sequins see this post:Sequins and Felt  or check out the overview on the free PDF felt ornament pattern.


mermaid tail ornaments Add sequins in random colors in rows along one of the sides. Starting from the bottom and working up allowing the sequins to overlap.

felt sequin mermaid tail


Yup we’ve got that color, over 200 felt colors and patterns

Overcast stitch tail pieces together with matching thread. Stuff. Mermaid tail ornament Sew top to tail opening with an overcast stitch.

mermaid tail template

Sew a loop to tail where marked for hanging.

mermaid craft

Happy Crafting


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One Response to “DIY Felt Mermaid Tail Ornament Tutorial”


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