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Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments

A quick and easy way to make your own needle felted Christmas decorations is to use a cookie cutter as a form. This is a good project if you are a beginner at needle felting. In order to do needle felting you will need a small piece of foam rubber or a pillow on which to work.

Needle Felt Santa
Needle Felted Santa


Place a thin layer of merino wool top onto the pillow – the approximate size of the decoration that you are going to make (running up and down)


Place another thin layer of wool roving on top of the previous layer, but running in the opposite direction (running across)

Place a third thin layer of wool roving on top of the other 2 layers, again running in the opposite direction from the previous layer (up and down), so that each layer is perpendicular to each other.


Turn the cookie cutter over and begin to needle felt the wool. You can use a general purpose or a fast felting needle for this.

Tuck all the edges of wool that are outside of the form, into the cookie cutter form.


Be sure to push the wool into the corners of the form so that the pattern has definition and felt the edges until they are quite firm.

When one side of the decoration has been partially felted, remove the form and turn the wool over and place it back into the form to felt the other side.

Once the decorations have been felted you can embellish them with sequins, beads, bits of yarn or embroidery stitching.

needle felt xmas ornaments


Needle Felted Christmas Decorations on Folksy

Needle Felt Angel
Needle Felted Angel

Needle Felt Star
Needle Felted Star

Needle Felt Tree
Needle Felted Christmas Tree

Christmas Craft Projects

Christmas Stocking Motifs
ABC Knitting Motif
Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments
Christmas Felt making
Christmas Crochet
Christmas Beading
Christmas Knitting

Feltmaking Books

Little Felted Animals: Create 16 Irresistible Creatures with Simple Needle-Felting Techniques
How to make the cutest little miniature animals, using just a few simple tools and some wool roving.
UK: Little Felted Animals

Kindle Feltmaking

Quick And Clever Felting
Kindle Edition
range of easy-to-follow techniques including needle felting, wet felting, fulling and using store-bought felt fabric are explored though projects such as jewelry, flower corsages, bags, slippers, cushions and more.
UK: Quick and Clever Felting

more Feltmaking books

Christmas Crafts

felted heart felted reindeer felted snowman

Christmas Crafts and Patterns:

Christmas Weaving

Needle Felting

 

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