Saturday 15 November 2014

Free Sewing pattern - Christmas star topper

I would love to share the joy of making with you ... 

... and Felt is the perfect material  for Christmas decorations

How to make : Star –Christmas tree topper decoration – Scandinavian style ,with a little hanger on the top this little cute star can be lovely hanging ornament as well ,
this star pattern can be made into mobiles or other decor,get creative and select other colours i had used red and cream as I wanted to make Nordic /Scandinavian style ornament

Free Christmas Sewing pattern

Pictures and step-by step instructions

Christmas is the best time to get creative. Making our own Christmas ornaments makes the festive season even more special
Hand stitching and basic sewing skills are required

Allow approximately 1 hours to make it

Please note the ornament is not a toy, it is for decoration use only !!!!!!!!!!

What you need ...
White or Cream felt ( Felt Sheet –A4 -1mm thick)
Red felt ( Felt Sheet –A4 -1mm thick)
Black, felt
1 Felt ball in red
Toy stuffing
Thread: Cotton perle embroidery and machine tread
In RED ,White , Black
Optional :Decorative Felt Cord if you like to make it into hanging ornament
Fabric scissors
Tailors Chalk liner

Print out the templates for FREE from my Craftsy pattern shop : it is a PDF file in full size no need of enlargement

And follow the instructions

Here are the stitches used for the project:
Blanket stitch
Running stitch
Back stitch

How to make Star size 12 cm (4.5) across :

1. Using the template, Cut out all of the shapes for the Star:

• 2 star shapes (1 in red and 1 in white)
• 1 half star shape in red
• 2 red circles for the cheeks
• 2 circles for eyes in black

2. Take the white star shape and attach the features

- Lay in place the cheeks and nose, then sew on
- Make the smile using running stitch

- Mark the places for eyes and using black thread embroider on the marks and add tiny eyelashes

3 Pin together the front white star shape , the red star shape and the half star
* optional if you like to make the star into hanging ornament insert a loop of felt cord on the top between th e two two shapes
4 Overstitch around using red threads and blanket stitch . Leave an opening for stuffing at one of the sides

5.   Fill the Star’s body lightly with toy stuffing and stitch the opening close

Your Scandinavian style Star topper of felt ornament is ready !!! Enjoy making with felt lots more sewing patterns are available for Instant download at my Craftsy pattern shop and Etsy

Thank you and keep making :)))

and the hanging ornament option

Please have a look at my other patterns I can offer lots of lovely Christmas ideas , Fun Patterns for marionettes and puppets visit my website

Thank you

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