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How to make a DIY Christmas Tree Decoration

Looking to start your Christmas crafts and want to make something unique to hang from your Christmas tree? Why not try out this handy how-to tutorial for a DIY Christmas tree decoration which would make a gift for someone special or a fantastic festive craft addition to your Christmas décor. Follow this guide for simple and easy Christmas tree decorations to make.

If you are wondering how to make Christmas tree decorations or how to make Christmas decorations for the tree, this guide will take you through step by step how to make a simple tree decoration. We used the vibrant Starlit Sparkle in Red and Green for our Christmas tree and there are plenty more Christmas fabrics to discover in our Christmas Collection.

What you will need:  

  • Needle and cotton 
  • Scissors
  • Chalk 
  • Pins 
  • Christmas Tree template (approx. 10cm) 
  • Pointed edge (e.g., a crochet needle) 
  • Filling
Step 1

Step 1

Firstly, cut out or draw a 10cm Christmas tree template and then pin your template to your first fabric and draw around it.

Step 2

Step 2

Now cut out your first Christmas tree and repeat all the previous steps for your second fabric.

Step 3

Step 3

Next, with the right sides facing, pin the two trees together and create a loop with your ribbon and place it in between the fabrics. Make sure it’s facing inwards and pin in place.

 

Step 4

Step 4

Then, sew around the edges but leave a gap at the base of the tree and afterwards, trim away any excess threads.

 

Step 5

Step 5

Afterwards, using the gap you have left, stuff the Christmas tree and using a sharp object, spread the stuffing into all of the corners and slip stitch the gap closed.  

You have now created your very own Christmas tree decoration and it is now ready to be hung!

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