Christmas Countdown: Felt Animal Ornaments

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Remember a good while back when I made these finger puppets?  Well, turns out I don’t really have much use for them. I suggested at the time that they might make nice Christmas tree decorations and I finally got round to it.  I can’t believe how adorable they turned out.

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To make the ornament I made holes in the side of the finger puppet and created arms out of the string from a La Senza bag.  I then stuffed the body, added legs made out of the same string as the arms and sewed the whole thing up to secure it.

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So they can hang on the tree I sewed on a loop of string to the back of each ornament.

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A little unconventional for the Christmas tree, but cute nonetheless.  I can’t wait to get the tree up to take some proper pictures.

Farm Friends Felt Finger Puppets

This week seemed to last forever, so by the time my day off rolled around I need some crafting therapy.  These adorable finger puppets seemed like the perfect project.


Although I was supposed to be helping to make them for a story time, they were so cute that I ended up making a couple for myself.  The pattern and instructions are from Floral Blossom’s Etsy store  (both from the Farm Friends pack which can be found here).

These were relatively simple to make, but as I’m not particularly good at sewing by hand or at cutting in a straight line, there is definitely room for improvement.  Both the pig and the sheep were made from various colours of felt, the faces stuffed with cotton and little back beads used for eyes.  I recon if these were fully stuffed they would make cute decorations for the Christmas tree and I just might try this out nearer Christmas time!