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Felt Angel Ornament
"Take a look this precious Felt Angel Ornament. This craft is so cute and yet so easy to make! Your kids will get into the spirit of the holiday while creating their own angel ornament. All you'll need is some colorful felt, needle, thread, ribbon, pencil, and scissors. This craft is fully customizable. Change the color of the hair, skin, dress, or headband to whatever color you'd like. Add facial details to the angel to add more personalization. "
Primary TechniqueFabric Crafts
- Colorful felt fabrics
Start this craft by choosing different colored felt fabrics for the angel patterns. For this example, I used a white piece, a yellow piece, a blue piece, and a brown piece of felt. The template includes a base layout, dress, head, 2 wings, hair, head-ring, sleeves and hands.
Trace the sleeves and dress on the same colored felt, in this case, I did blue Then trace the head and the hands using the same colored felt (I used white). Trace the other patterns in your desired colors. Once all of the patterns are traced, cut them out.
Use a pen or pencil to draw the eyes, nose, and mouth on the head cutout. Once you have your outline, use a black thread to stitch along the traced parts. Next, stitch the hand cutouts in the middle of the dress cutout as shown in the picture of this step.
Cut a slit along the yellow marked line of the hair pattern. Slide the top side of the head under the slit. This gives the illusion of bangs.
Now, place the top side of the dress cutout between the head and the hair layer, from below.
Stitch around the border of the face and join it with the hair and dress cutouts. Also, stitch the head-ring on the head by simply working a running stitch along with the ring cutout.
Place the sleeve cutouts on both sides of the dress. Place the wing cutouts on both sides of the base layout, making sure the wings slightly overlap the base.
Place the front pattern of the felt angel on the top of the base layout and start to stitch around the sides.
When you’re done stitching around the sides, tie a knot or 2 and cut off extra thread. Take a small piece of ribbon and form a loop with it.
Stitch the ribbon loop on the top backside of the felt angel doll to complete the ornament craft.