Felt Christmas Baubles — How to Make

Get in the festive spirit with this trio of DIY felt Christmas baubles!

 

Felt Baubles

To make these felt Christmas baubles, you will need:

 

Now you’ve got your Christmas crafting essentials together, follow these simple steps to make your felt Christmas baubles:

Gingerbread House — Felt Christmas Bauble

 

  1. Firstly, using the image as a guide, cut a brown gingerbread house, white roof, green door, snow and two grey circles from the felt.
  2. Take the green door and stitch in place onto the brown gingerbread house, along with one green button as a window.
  3. Next, take one grey felt circle and stitch on the snow, followed by the gingerbread house, followed by the snowy roof.
  4. Now, using the white tapestry wool, cross-stitch white snowflakes to make a snowy scene.
  5. Pin the two grey felt circles together and stitch all the way round leaving a 2cm opening. We used a blanket stitch.
  6. Use the 2cm opening to fill your felt Christmas bauble with polyester stuffing and then stitch up.
  7. To finish, thread the white satin ribbon through the top of the bauble, along with green and silver jingle bells.
  8. Voila! Your gingerbread house bauble is ready to go on the tree!

Button Christmas Tree — Felt Christmas Bauble

  1. Firstly, using the image as a guide, cut one brown tree trunk, two grey circles and snow from the felt.
  2. Choose an assortment of buttons and position them on the felt to form a Christmas tree shape.
  3. One by one, attach the buttons onto one grey circle using a needle and thread.
  4. Now, stitch the snowy land and the brown tree trunk onto the felt circle.
  5. Pin the two grey felt circles together and stitch all the way round leaving a 2cm opening. We used a blanket stitch.
  6. Use the 2cm opening to fill your felt Christmas bauble with polyester stuffing and then stitch up.
  7. To finish, thread the white satin ribbon through the top of the bauble, along with green and silver jingle bells.
  8. Voila! Your button Christmas tree bauble is ready to go!

Brown Bear in the Snow — Felt Christmas Bauble

  1. Firstly, print the brown bear template and use this a guide to cut one brown bear, two grey circles and snow from the felt.
  2. Take the brown bear felt shape and stitch one eye using black tapestry wool.
  3. Next, take one grey felt circle and stitch on the snow, followed by the brown bear.
  4. Now, using the white tapestry wool, cross-stitch white snowflakes to make a snowy scene.
  5. Pin the two grey felt circles together and stitch all the way round leaving a 2cm opening. We used a blanket stitch.
  6. Use the 2cm opening to fill your felt Christmas bauble with polyester stuffing and then stitch up.
  7. To finish, thread the white satin ribbon through the top of the bauble, along with green and silver jingle bells.
  8. Voila! Your brown bear bauble is ready to go on the tree!

 

We’d love to see the felt decorations you make.  Why not share them with us over on Instagram, using #BrightIdeasCrafts? We’ll post our favourite makes every Friday!

 

Happy Crafting!

The Bright Ideas Team x

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