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3 Simple homemade felt ornaments for your tree

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Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Looking to add a handmade touch to your holiday? Or just simply looking to decorate that tree with nonbreakable, kid-proof ornaments? Here are three different styles of simple felt ornaments that will add both color and character to your tree this year!

Supplies:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

  • Felt in multiple colors
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • String
  • Sewing machine

Mini tree instructions:

Step 1:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Using multiple colors, cut out strips of felt in varying sizes. Layer them in order of smallest to largest to create a tree. Add a small piece at the bottom for the trunk.

Step 2:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Using your sewing machine, feed the pieces through in a straight line to attach them all together.

Step 3:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Snip off any excess thread at the bottom, use the extra thread at the top to tie a loop and knot for hanging, and then this one is done.

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Pompom instructions:

Step 1:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Start by cutting multiple thin strips of felt in the same size. Use more for a more full pompom and less for a more sparse one.

Step 2:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Gather all the strips together, and mix them up. Tie them all together in the center with a piece of string.

Step 3:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Tie the string around the bundle of felt strips, and tie a knot in the string at the top to create a loop for hanging. To finish up, trim off the long ends of the felt pompom to round it out.

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Two-tone spiral instructions:

Step 1:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Start by cutting a square out of 2 pieces of felt.

Step 2:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

With the 2 squares of felt matched up on top of each other, fold diagonally, and cut lines parallel to the short ends of the triangle without reaching the top point. Cut 3 rows (as seen above).

Step 3:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Leaving the center diamond in place, pull the next 2 triangular cuts opposite the other cuts, and sew together at the points.

Step 4:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

Leaving the second row pink side out (as originally cut), sew those points together. Pull the last row around (yellow side up) in the same direction you attached the first row, and sew those points together.

Step 5:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

To finish up, cut a small hole at the top of the ornament, and slide a piece of string through it to tie a loop for hanging.

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

The finished product:

Give your tree a homespun feel with these colorful handmade felt ornaments!

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