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DIY Fabric Initial Ornament
Hi! I’m Sara from alice & lois. I am excited to share this simple Holiday ornament DIY on Skip to my Lou!
Nothing is cuter than a handmade ornament for Christmas! I make a new ornament for my daughter every year. This year I went with a scrap fabric theme and made an initial ornament.
How to make a DIY Fabric Initial Ornament
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Supplies: scrap fabric / plain fabric for backing / fusible fleece batting / sewing machine / 5.5 inches ribbon
Step 1: Cut out initial template. I used Word, Arial Black font, size 350.
Step 2: Make a 4.5 in x 4.5 in square using scrap fabric. Sew the right side ends to together. I used three pieces of coordinating fabrics.
Step 3: Using initial template, determine your design.
Step 4: Iron down seams and iron onto a piece of fusible fleece batting to add weight to the ornament.
Step 5: Cut the initial shape on both layers of fabric.
Step 6: Place and pin ribbon in the top seam. Sew along all edges, leaving raw edges.
Sara Albers is the co-founder and co-editor at alice & lois. She and her twin sister share daily inspiration, creativity, style and love to celebrate the good in life. Check out a few of her beginner sewing tutorials: Baby Bibs, Girls Headband, and Kids Drawstring Backpack.