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You know the felt tree ornaments like gingerbread men/trees that are slightly padded?

(6 Posts)
lucysmam Thu 04-Dec-14 09:28:45

How do I make them so the padding doesn't stick out?

I've been browsing Pinterest and fancy having a go at some but not sure about this part confused

OwlCapone Thu 04-Dec-14 09:29:57

Would using a thin wadding rather than stuffing do the trick?

LaurieFairyCake Thu 04-Dec-14 09:30:36

It doesn't stick out once they're sewn, I sew them and turn them inside out and stuff them but you can just pinking shear them.

Shodan Thu 04-Dec-14 09:30:50

I cut the padding very slightly smaller than the felt and then did a decorative blanket stitch to hold it all together.

Would that work for what you're doing?

LaurieFairyCake Thu 04-Dec-14 09:31:03

Oh wait I do use wadding like Owl says

lucysmam Thu 04-Dec-14 09:36:34

I didn't think of doing them inside out, that'd work. Or cutting the padding smaller!

Thank-you, I seem to be having a bit of a thick morning blush grin

I don't think I'll get round to them this year but am going to have a play about at some maybe.

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