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Create a Simple Peppermint Swirl Ornament

Add this merry mint ornament to your holiday decor using inexpensive supplies.

What You'll Teed

  • Felt: white and red
  • Fabric glue
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • 9-inch length of lime-green rickrack
  • 1-1/2-inch-wide picot-edged lime-green satin ribbon
  • Black curtain clip

How to Make the Peppermint Shape

  1. Download the circle and swirl patterns by clicking on the link below.
  2. Trace both the circle and swirl-circle onto tracing paper and cut out.
  3. Draw two circles on white felt and two swirl-circles on red felt, and cut out the shapes.
  4. Using fabric glue, adhere a red swirl to each white circle, let dry.
  5. Machine-sew the swirl-circles felt onto the white circles.
  6. Place the assembled circles with wrong sides together.
  7. Sew the together, stuffing the shape with fiberfill before sewing the circles closed.

How to Top It Off

  1. To make a knotless bow, first fold the rickrack in half and sew it securely to the edge of the circle.
  2. Fold the green ribbon back and forth, forming two same-size loops and two tails.
  3. Gather the ribbon in the center and tie it with the rickrack to secure the ornament.
  4. Clip the hook over the center of the bow for a hanging loop.

Download Peppermint Ornament pattern


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