How to Make Felt Hanging Decorations for Christmas

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Today I will show you how to make felt Christmas hanging decorations, if you are looking for Christmas decoration ideas, you shall never miss this.

This hanging decoration almost contains all the basic Christmas elements: Father Christmas, kid, Christmas tree, gloves, candy cane, gift box, holly leaves, and snowflake. It could be a perfect home decoration during Christmas holidays.
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Materials needed to make this Christmas hanging decoration:

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Step 1: Make the felt kid

  • there are two pieces of kid felts, glue the green and yellow small round felts on each one of the kid felts as buttons;
  • sew two black seed beads on the felt as the kid’s eyes;
  • sew a smiling mouth with the black thread;
  • sew the kid felts together and fill them with cotton.
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Step 2: Decorate the felt kid

  • add a jumpring at the top of the kid as a hanging connection;
  • add another jumpring at the bottom of the kid and add a small bell on the jumpring as a decoration.

Step 3: Make the head of the felt Father Christmas

  • get all the felts of Santa’s head;
  • successively glue the felts together to finish the head like picture shows;
  • sew the black thread around the eyebrows and mustache to make them more stereo.
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Step 4: Complete the felt Santa Claus

  • get all the body felts, and glue them together like picture show;
  • sew two body pieces together and fill them with cotton;
  • sew two head pieces together and fill them with cotton;
  • connect the head and body together to finish the Santa.
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Step 5: Make the Christmas tree

  • sew two Christmas tree felts together and fill them with cotton;
  • add a jumpring at the top as connection and add another jumpring with a small bell at the bottom as decoration;
  • sew several bright colored seed beads on the tree as decoration, and then glue the star felt at the tree top.
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Step 6: Make the gift box

  • get all the felts and glue them together like picture shows;
  • sew the felts together and fill them with cotton;
  • add a jumpring at the top and another jumpring with a small bell at the bottom;
  • sew the bow felt at the top of the box.

Step 7: Make the candy cane

  • glue the felts together like picture show;
  • sew the felts together and fill them with cotton;
  • add a jumpring at the top and add another jumpring with small bell at the bottom;
  • glue the bow on the candy cane.
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Step 8: Make the snowflake dangle

Get all the felt snowflakes and the small bell, thread them to a chain and connect the chain ends.
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Step 9: Make the holly leaves

  • sew the red round felt with red thread and put a pearl bead on the middle of the felt, then tighten the thread to cover the pearl bead with felt;
  • repeat to make two more pearl bead patterns as holly berries.
  • sew the holly leaves together like picture shows and add a jumpring at the top;
  • glue the berries onto the leaves
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Step 10: Make the gloves

  • sew a snowflake and several dots with white thread on the glove felts;
  • sew two glove felts together and fill them with cotton;
  • connect the gloves with a brown leather cord.

Step 11: Change all the felt patterns into dangles

Thread all the felt patterns through the hanging chains like picture shows.
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Step 12: Put all the dangles together

  • prepare a piece of brown leather cord, thread a fuchsia jingle bell on the cord and tie a knot;
  • thread the Christmas tree dangle onto the cord and tie a knot to fix it;
  • add all the dangles onto the cord in the same way.
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Step 13: Complete the Christmas hanging decoration

Put the leather cord ends together and tie them with red and golden ribbons.
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And here is the final look of the felt Christmas hanging decoration.

It seems there are so many steps to make this hanging decoration, but you know, each step is very easy. So, just be patient and make one for your Christmas home decorating!
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