>how to make an embroidered felt ornament

>This is good for any holiday or can be used as a gift tag for weddings, baby showers, and birthdays etc…supplies

  1. felt
  2. cookie cutters in desired shapes
  3. embroidery needles
  4. embroidery floss
  5. scissors for both paper and fabric
  6. permanent marker fine tip or pencil
  7. stuffing
  8. 1 safety pin
  9. a piece of paper

How to make

  1. Trace cookie cutter on paper to make template. Trace the inside and out side to see which you like better.
  2. Cut out the line that you like best for template.
  3. Pin template to fabric; this way you are sure not to leave ink marks on fabric.
  4. Cut two pieces of fabric per ornament
  5. Embroider both pieces of fabric. Use two or three strands of embroidery floss. See picture under #7.
  6. Put wrong sides together place one safety pin in middle to hold while sewing. See picture under #7.
  7. Use a blanket stitch to stitch edges together, stop about one inch from ending remove safety pin and stuff ornament. Finish closing.
  8. Finish with a piece of embroidery floss as a hanger.

I have made a few others since this tutorial.

If you make your own I would like to see them. If you make some send me a link and I will look at them if we get enough I will start a flicker group.

Update:
I have opened a flicker group to post them all please feel free to join.

Felt Ornaments:
This group is about the fun of making and sharing felt ornaments and other felt items.

Felt ornaments. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

Please look on the side bar there are many more holiday tutorials listed there.
DO NOT USE THIS PATTERN TO MAKE THINGS TO SELL FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY!!!!

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