How to Make a Felt Geometric Poinsettia Christmas Ornament

With a little bit of cutting and stitching and our free printable pattern, you can craft a whole bouquet of these geometric felt poinsettia ornaments. Try using different colored felts, like cream or pink, for a rainbow of Christmas blooms.

These easy-to-make felt Christmas ornaments feature a modern poinsettia design in classic red-and-green holiday colors. While it would look great on your Christmas tree, it would also make a great gift tag for a bottle of wine or other hostess gift. The directions are for making one ornament, so adjust your supply amounts if you want to make multiples.

Supplies Needed

  • Ornament pattern download
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron
  • Wool felt: dark red, bright red, light red and green
  • Felt adhesive
  • 3 small pearl beads
  • Thread: White (for pearls) and green (to match felt)
  • Needle
  • Fiberfill
  • Drapery clip ring
  • Red ribbon (optional)
  • Greenery sprig (optional)

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How to Make the Ornament

  1. Download the free pattern. Place freezer paper, shiny side down, over the printed patterns. Trace as indicated; cut out.
     
  2. Using an iron, press freezer-paper shapes, shiny side down, onto felt; let cool. Cut out shapes and peel off paper.
     
  3. Center a dark red petal section on the green circle front. Place a bright red petal section on top; turn it clockwise until all points are visible. Repeat with a light red petal section, turning it so all 12 points are visible. Use a small amount of felt adhesive to secure all the layers in place.
     
  4. Use pearl beads to add a flower center, stitching through all the petal sections and the green circle front.
     
  5. Sew circle front to back, leaving an opening. Add fiberfill; sew opening closed. Attach a drapery clip ring.

Optional: For the chair decoration shown, place a greenery sprig on top of the clip and tie together with a wide red ribbon. Pin the ribbon loop to the back of a chair so the ornament hangs down.

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