Everyone wants a kitten for Christmas, or at least this one! This fun felt kitten ornament has a fun retro look and would look good on any cat ladies tree. Read on for the free pattern and tutorial to make this cool cat.
You will need:
5″ square of red felt – Lipstick *
5″ square of black felt – Black *
Scraps of felt in:
Blue – Aqua *
White – White *
Black embroidery thread
3 red sequins, Classic Red
Ribbon or cord for hanging
One of each item on the PDF from the matching color shown on the felt ornament pattern.
How to make a felt cat ornament:
Stack eye and sew down along the black center with a running stitch and black thread. Place the nose and sew down with a running stitch and matching thread. Set aside.
Using your fingers curl the tongue and stitch into place on fur head. Stitch center of ear into place.
Stitch grey face to head with grey thread and a running stitch.
With white thread doubled over add a sparkle to the eye as shown.
Sew fur front to red hat with running stitch and white thread. Sew white pom pom shape down the same way.
Sew holly leaves into place before adding sequins for holly berries.
Sew hat to cat face along the fur brim with white thread and a running stitch.
For whiskers bring knotted doubled over embroidery thread through back and knot at base of cheek. Knot end of whisker and trim any extra thread.
Sew ribbon to black backing in a loop for hanging.
Sew back to face front with an over cast stitch and white thread, switching the red thread along the hat.
Happy Crafting –
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