Make this ornament hat using a free pattern – it comes in 2 versions. This easy holiday sewing project is part of the Homemade Christmas free pattern bundle, which includes these crazy popular finial ornaments, and 9 more. Download them all!
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If you like making diy handmade ornaments each year around Christmas, you’re at the right place. This hat is easy to sew and you can choose between two free templates:
One hat comes with a tie to resemble a baby hat ornament, the other one is a mini diy beanie. Both so cute! Both are part of my free Homemade Holiday sewing pattern series – scroll down to read more about it!
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These cute little ornament hats are great perfect for sewing with your kids or grandkids. Easy, quick, and you can even split the work by letting them cut the fringes, and others can sew the sides, or tie little bows. The littlest can be in charge of selecting the felt pieces to work with – it’s always fun to search through the felt scrap basket!
This tutorial is part of the Homemade Holidays – FREE Pattern Bundle. I’ve just counted, and this is my tenth holiday tutorial within one single month – woohoo! And there are more to come -browse the blog, or even better, sign up for the free newsletter here to get all my new tutorials straight to your inbox.
- soft felt
- 8″ – 10″ ribbon for hanging
- matching thread, sewing machine, scissors, needle, (iron)
- a disappearing ink marker
- Free template – download and print pages 13 and 14 from my new Homemade Christmas Patterns Bundle – it’s FREE for all and contains more than 10 free Christmas sewing patterns. All made for you! Here:
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Ornament Hat – Decide between 2 Options
Print out pages 13 and 14 in the PDF file of the Homemade Holidays Pattern Bundle. One hat comes with a tie to resemble a baby hat ornament, the other one is a mini diy beanie. Both so cute!
Ornament Hat Tutorial for Version A – Baby Hat Ornament
Using the version A template, cut one piece from felt. That’s all you need!
Ornament Hat Step 1 – Make Fringed Top
Make the fringed top: using a disappearing ink marker, trace the line from the template that will become your cutting guide. Then cut fringes – these will become the hat top.
Ornament Hat Step 2 – The Sewing Step
Fold in half and stitch the sides together.
Ornament Hat Step 3
Turn right side out.
Ornament Hat Step 4
Tie a nice little bow.
Ornament Hat Step 5
Use an approximately 8-10″ long ribbon. Tie off the top part where the fringes begin, and make a loop from the remaining ribbon to hang.
Ornament Hat Version B – Step 1
Using the version B template, cut one piece from felt. Like before, trace the line from the template and cut fringes along one long edge.
Ornament Hat Version B – Step 2
Fold the long edge on the opposite side of the fringes towards the OUTER side, twice. Meaning you’ll have the right side up when folding:
Ornament Hat Version B – Step 3
Place right side up (you’ll sew the folds), then fold in half and sew the sides together.
Tie off – Step 4
Turn right side out. Then use an approximately 8-10″ long ribbon to tie off the top part where the fringes begin, and make a loop from the remaining ribbon to hang.
Done! Which of the two do you prefer? The baby hat ornament or the mini diy beanie ornament?
Make sure to save the project so you can use both free templates when you need them:
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