Simply Sewn || Felt Gingerman by Onel

Everybody welcome back our sewing girly Onel -- She has a treat for you today!

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

Hi there, friends of the Nest! I'm back with another simple sewing tutorial to share with you today :) Christmas is just one month away and we are just at the right time to make this little gingerman to brighten up your Christmas decorations. You can make a lot of them with different facial expressions and I promise it will only take less than 15 minutes to make one. Are you with me? Then let's jump to the tutorial!

What you need:

  1. Brown, white and red felt;
  2. Cotton/polyfil for filling;
  3. Buttons;
  4. Needle & thread;
  5. Scissors;
  6. Glue.
DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

Step 1: Cut two pieces of brown human-shaped felt of the same size.

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

Step 2: Decorate one of them with felt icing ;) and buttons.

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

And you'll get something like this.

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

Step 3: Insert your filling in between the two pieces of felt and sew them together.

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

And you'll get this fluffy gingerman.

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

Step 4: If you would like to hang it as Christmas tree's ornament, cut a piece of small felt, fold into two and glue it at the back of the head.

DIY Tutorial: Felt Gingerman | @onelmon via. @amyk

Step 5: Give it a muffler to keep it warm :)


And that's it for the Christmas-inspired craft today! Hope you have fun making one   ~Onel  :D


Onel -- I just ADORE these!  Can you imagine a little Charlie Brown 
Christmas tree just chock full of them??  ADORBS!


If you want to check out more brilliant tutorials from our very own sewing ninja Onel, visit her blog Onelmon!  
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you can now find them under the contributor posts button at the top of the blog or simply click HERE!


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