DIY Upcycled Fabric Christmas Ornament

Skip the store and use what you have around the house to create one-of-a-kind Christmas tree decorations. Turn leftover fabric into trendy ornaments with sparkling, bejeweled embellishemnts.

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Turn small bits of fabric into fashion-forward Christmas tree ornaments or gift toppers in just a few steps — no sewing skills required.

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Materials Needed:

  • 2 coordinating fabrics
  • fusible web (Wonder Under)
  • sharp scissors
  • iron
  • ribbon
  • embellishments (sparkly pom-poms, rhinestones, rick rack, etc.)
  • glue for attaching embellishments
  • hole punch
  • Download: Black Ornament Cut-Out

Trace Pattern Onto Fabric

Print template and cut out ornaments you want to use. Tip: Enlarge patterns or cut outside the printed lines to create bigger ornaments. Trace pattern onto front of fabric using a pencil or chalk. Cut out the area of fabric around the traced shape — but don’t worry about cutting out the actual ornament at this point.

Layer and Fuse Fabrics

Cut a piece of fusible web that’s approximately the same size as your fabric. Flip fabric over, place fusible web glue-side-down (has a slightly shiny, rough texture) and press for 5 to 8 seconds with a hot, dry iron
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Allow to cool, then peel off the paper backing — your fabric now has an adhesive side and can be applied to another piece of fabric. Place fabric glue-side-down onto the back side of coordinating fabric then fuse the two layers together by pressing again with the iron

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Cut Out and Embellish

Use sharp scissors to cut along traced pencil lines
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Embellish your ornament by adding a small amount of glue then attaching pom-poms, sequins or upholstery trim

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punch or nail to create a small hole in the ornament’s top then thread through ribbon for hanging

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