DIY reusable felt deer gift tag /ornament

10 Nov

DIY felt gift tag deerThis sweet felt craft project does double duty.  This Earth friendly gift tag can be re-used again and again or simply hung on your tree for a touch of woodland whimsy. The pocket on the back also allows for a quick note, cash gift or gift card.

Invite this adorable deer to become a cherished part of your families holiday memories for years to come. diy reusable felt gift tag Christmas pattern


To make a felt deer tag you will need:

7″ x 7″ Polka dot felt (Lime green)*

Scraps of felt in

Pale yellow: Buttercream

Amber: Penny


Tan: Toffee

Dark brown felt: Earth

Felt glue

Free Deer Tag PDF Pattern Deer Tag Template 

Embroidery thread in white


2 circles, 1 tag and 1 pocket from dotted felt

1 each of antlers and spots from tan felt. 

Deer body, ears and deer forehead from amber colored felt.

Eyes black felt

Nose from dark brown felt

Face from pale yellow or cream colored felt. 

Instructions for DIY deer ornament 

DIY felt gift tag

Glue antlers circles. Sew body into place with matching thread and a running stitch. Sew face slightly overlapping the antlers. 

Sew ears to face with matching thread and a running stitch, attach the forehead on top of the ears. 


DIY felt deer craft - ornament

Sew nose into place with matching thread. Sew down eyes as shown with black thread. IMG_5929Create french knots in eyes with white embroidery floss. Sew spots into place. Set aside.


Attach pocket to the front of the second felt circle with a running stitch and matching thread. 

Sew circles together with an overcast stitch,tag folded between. Use a running stitch over the tag area. 

deer felt ornament free pattern and tutorial

Happy Crafting


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