Felt Gingerbread Ornament

The Simplicity Pattern for this adorable Gingerbread Ornament is available through the Cricut Maker. Just download the pattern, and you’ll have full access to the design to whip up your own adorable felt gingerbread ornament I’ll show you how to put it all together, step by step.

Make this Adorable Gingerbread Ornament using Felt and the Cricut Maker using the Simplicity Pattern

All the supplies you’ll need to make your Gingerbread Ornament are listed in the file’s supply list. Though, I would add the colors of floss. You’ll need brown, white, and black.

supplies for gingerbread man

Start by cutting and marking all of your pieces.

Cut a small slit in the head for the safety eyes, then insert the safety eyes. Embroider the mouth.

stithc on mouth

Stitch almost all the way around the head, then stuff the head through the hole.

stuff head

Stitch the hole closed.

stitch closed

Add the white pieces, stitching through all layers as directed.

stitch top

Stitch together the arms and body, then stuff. I loved these Cricut tweezers for stuffing small spaces!

stuff arms

Yay! all the pieces are made!

glue on stripes

Glue the white stripes over the wrists and ankles, using fabric glue. Add the holly leaf and berry. Glue on the buttons.

pieces ready to glue

Glue the head and arms to the body, from the back.

glue on pieces

Make the bowtie, then glue it in place. Add a ribbon and either glue or sew it in place.



Finished Gingerbread Man Ornament

Such a cute way to decorate a package, give as a gift, or make your own for the holiday!

Hang up your adorable felt gingerbread man ornament


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  1. This is seriously adorable!

  2. Oooh I love him! Do you think you could add cinnamon scent to it?

    • I’m sure you could! You could add a little holiday potpourri inside when you stuff the gingerbread ornament to add a little scent.

  3. Ooh this is so cute! I bet my boys would love to help me make a few of these this year…and you make it look SO easy! Thanks for the great tutorial.


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