Tag Archives: Felt Christmas Ornaments

Happy Hostess Ornaments – Domestic Bliss Week

4 Dec

DIY felt apron ornament tutorial

There’s just something about an apron that screams I can cook AND I have fabulous clothes worth protecting. And in reality I find it really dresses up the sweat pants and giant cookie monster shirt I do most of my morning culinary magic in.

These sassy little felt hostess aprons also dress up a bottle of  bubbly for the perfect hostess gift.

Bubble Bath or Champagne your call- I recommend both!

Felt Apron Tag

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

5″ x 4″  Apron Color Felt Scrap we used:  IceOrchid, Orange Whip and Mod Paisley

1″ x 1″ felt scrap for apron pocket we used: Hot Pink, Granny SmithMod Paisley, and White

Matching Thread

15 inches 3/4″ wide ribbon

Sequins in:

Hot Pink

Dragonfly

Crystal

Cut 2 apron outlines from color of choice and 1 heart shape from pocket colored felt.

Cut Ribbon into lengths of 5″ (apron strap) 3.5″ (apron tie) and 6.5″ (bow)

Hostess Apron Step 1Attach neck ribbon to one side of your felt apron and set aside.

Felt Apron front

Attach ribbon 3.5″ to waist using an overcast stitch and matching thread.

Attach Sequins to heart shape with matching thread.

Attach sequin Pocket to apron

Attach pocket to apron stitching as shown above. Domestic Bliss apron ornament pattern and tutorial - Free

Place both apron pieces together and pin waist around back as shown. and stitch down.

Domestic Bliss - Felt Ornament- Happy Hostess Apron. American Felt and Craft The Blog.

Over cast around apron and tie a bow to the neckline.

Domestic Bliss Week Home inspired Ornament Tutorials from American Felt and Craft

Happy Crafting!

~Andie

Happy Hostess Apron Ornament

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Domestic Bliss – Merry Mug Ornament Tutorial

3 Dec

Merry Mug - Felt Ornament Tutorial with sequined spoons

It’s Day 2 of Domestic Bliss Week and  while I can’t speak for everyone a warm mug of coffee is a requirement for all bliss in this house.

Create a slew of felt coffee mugs and add some warm bliss to your holiday season.

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

7″ x 3″ scrap White Felt

2″ x 3″  Mug Color we used:  Granny SmithOrchid, Orange Whip and Mod Paisley

Mug contents we used: Peanut Butter and Hot Chocolate

Matching Thread

6″ Ribbon for Hanging

Sequins in:

Silver Streak

felt Christmas ornaments - Merry Mug 1297

Cut 2 mug outlines from white and 1 mug from mug color of choice and 1 mug center from Hot Chocolate or Peanut Butter colored felt.

For tips on cutting small or detailed shapes see: Cutting Detailed Shapes

or try Andie’s Method 

To cut centers from felt mark out the area to be cut out lightly in pencil and fold over to create an open space, work scissors around slowly until you have completely cut away the unwanted area.

cutting out center pieces DBWMM

Sew inner mug to outer mug with matching thread and an overcast stitch.

Step 1 felt mug ornament

Stitch all the way around the spoon cut out.

Felt Mug Ornament Tutorial Step2

Stitch mug to one of the white cut out pieces using an overcast stitch and matching thread.

Add spoon sequins to felt mug ornament

Add silver sequins to white felt of the spoon area hiding edges beneth the spoon cut out.

Ribbon on back of felt ornament

Add looped over ribbon to undecorated white piece.

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Overcast stitch the two white pieces together.

Happy Crafting!

~Andie

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Merry Mugs Felt Ornament Tutorial

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Domestic Bliss – Seamstress Cameos Felt Christmas Ornaments

2 Dec

Seamstress Cameo Felt Ornaments- Domestic Bliss Week

Welcome darling so pleased you could join us for Domestic Bliss Week.

First on the schedule are these lovely seamstress cameo ornaments featuring a scalloped felt frame around a darling sewing  themed silhouette.

Free felt Ornament tutorial seamstress Cameo - Domestic Bliss Week

These sweet felt Christmas ornaments go together very quickly and make a great kids craft project.

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

2 –  9″ x 12″ sheets or 1/4 yard White Felt

5.5″ x 8″  Scrap Muted Green Felt like Granny Smith

8″ x 3″ Scrap Rosy Purple Pink felt  like Orchid

8″ x 3″ Light Blue felt like Ice

2″ square Scrap Patterned felt like Mod Paisley

Matching Thread

Grey or Silver Embroidery Thread

Leather Punch

1 yard of Ribbon for Hanging

Fray Check or Clear Nail Polish

Sequins in:

Dragonfly

Coral

Fuchsia

Mermaid

Peacock

Moss

For Scissors Ornament:

Cut 1 scissor piece and 1 scalloped oval from Ice felt and 2 ovals from white felt.

For tips on cutting small or detailed shapes see: Cutting Detailed Shapes

or try Andie’s Method 

To cut centers from felt mark out the area to be cut out lightly in pencil and fold over to create an open space, work scissors around slowly until you have completely cut away the unwanted area.

opencenterDBW

Stitch scissor shape to one of the white oval pieces  and add sequin detail in Peacock.

Feel free to do this on the other side for maximum Stepford points.

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Sandwich scallop between the two ovals and using a running stitch and white thread stitch together.

For Sewing Machine Ornament:

Cut 1 scissor piece and 1 scalloped oval from Granny Smith felt and 2 ovals from white felt.

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Stitch machine and dragonfly sequin into place. Create the sewing machine needle with grey or sliver embroidery thread.

Felt sewing machine ornament pattern

Sandwich scallop between the two ovals and using a running stitch and white thread stitch together.

For Pin Cushion Ornament:

pin cushion felt ornament tutorial

Cut 1 pincushion piece from patterned felt and 1 scalloped oval from White felt and 2 ovals from Orchid felt.

Sew cushion piece down. Use grey embroidery thread add “pins” attach sequins to ends.

Assemble as above.

Punching a Hole in Felt: 

How to punch holes in felt - using a leather punch felt

Using a leather or heavy-duty punch you can easily punch through multiple layers of felt. It’s best to do this AFTER sewing your felt ornament together.

Cameo Felt Christmas Ornaments - Domestic Bliss Week - American Felt and Craft - lots of free felt ornament tutorials

You can stitch around the hole for added durability but if you are using good felt it shouldn’t be necessary.

Add Ribbons: 

Cut 8″ of ribbon and thread through the hole. Tie a knot and slide to the back.

Cut 5″ of ribbon and tie into a bow around the loop.

Fix into place with a quick stitch through the center to hold both the bow and the loop. Use fray check or clear nail polish on raw ribbon ends.

Finishing a felt ornament with ribbon - use clear nail polish to keep ribbon from fraying

DIY Felt Cameo Ornaments

Cameo Felt Ornament Pattern Templates

Happy Crafting!

~Andie

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DIY Felt Christmas Ornaments – Vintage Vinyl -Hipster Week

30 Nov

American Felt and Craft Free Record Ornaments  Tutorial

Vinyl just sounds better…or so I hear. I can hardly find my music on my phone without the added stress of record needles and multiple speed options. Bring the joy of vintage vinyl to this year’s tree with these easy felt Christmas ornaments.

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

9″ x 12″   – sheet of  Black felt

1″ scrap of reddish felt – Poppy

1″ scrap  White felt

1″ scrap deep green felt – Cilantro

Matching Thread

12″ Ribbon for hanging (4″ per record)

Sequins in

Crystal

Silver Streak

Felt Glue (Optional)

MAKES 3 RECORDS

Cut out 6 large circles from black felt and 1 each of  smaller circle from Poppy, Cilantro, and White felt.

Felt Record Ornament DIY tutorial step 1

Attach Crystal colored sequin to the center of the smaller circle. Place the smaller circle onto the larger on and glue or sew into place using an overcast or running stitch and matching thread.

Free Christmas Ornament Pattern Felt Records

Attach Silver Streak sequins to both sides of 1 of the black circles as marked on the template using felt glue or matching thread.

DIY felt Christmas ornament free pattern - records - Hipster Week

Loop ribbon over and attach to undecorated felt circle. Overcast stitch both record pieces together.

Hipster Week Felt Vinyl Record Ornament Tutorial

Sit back and jam out the sweet sweet sounds of a completed felt ornament.

Repeat with remaining felt pieces and colors.

Vintage Vinyl Felt Record Tutorial - Felt Chirstmas Ornaments Hipster Week

record template for felt ornament

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DIY Felt Christmas Ornaments -Mo’vember mustache ornaments -Hipster Week

25 Nov

Felt Mustache Ornaments

Welcome fashionable people to Hipster Week. We’re going to kick things off with Mo’vember mustache ornaments.  Movember (a combination of the words mustache and November)  an annual, event where men grow facial hair during the month of November to raise awareness of male cancers; and associated charities. Plus who doesn’t love a little scruff?!

Hipster felt omaments

These fun felt Christmas ornaments go together very quickly and make a great kids craft project.

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

8″ x 3″ – Felt for background per ‘stache

Rhett – Cilantro

Chauncy – Poppy

Baxter – White

Chuck – Granny Smith

4″ x 2″ – Felt for mustache per ‘stache

Rhett – Black

Chauncy – Chocolate 

Baxter – Grey Flannel

Chuck – Pastry

Matching Thread

Stuffing

6″ Ribbon for hanging per ‘stache

Felt Mustache Ornament Tutorial

Sew Mustache of choice to one side of your felt background and the ribbon to the opposite side.

Felt Christmas Ornaments Mustache

Using an overcast stitch -stitch around the outside stopping to stuff before closing.

Easy felt ornaments for Christmas Hipster Mustache

Bask in the glow of awesome manliness.

Felt mustache pattern Christmas Ornaments

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